Glycogenosis



noun, Pathology.
1.
any of several inherited disorders of glycogen metabolism that result in excess accumulation of glycogen in various organs of the body.

glycogenosis gly·co·ge·no·sis (glī’kə-jə-nō’sĭs)
n.
Any of various inheritable diseases caused by enzyme deficiencies and characterized by the abnormal accumulation of glycogen in tissue. Also called dextrinosis, glycogen storage disease.

glycogen storage disease n.
See glycogenosis.

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