Definitions for "Mucopolysaccharidosis"
a disorder characterized by massive accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in lysosomes.
Any of a group of genetic disorders caused by a defect in metabolism of mucopolysaccharides. Characterized by skeletal changes, mental retardation, clouding of the cornea and excessive mucopolysaccharides in urine. Currently there is no successful treatment.
any of a group of genetic disorders involving a defect in the metabolism of mucopolysaccharides resulting in greater than normal levels of mucopolysaccharides in tissues