mucolipidosis II n.
Mucolipidosis characterized by symptoms resembling those of Hurler’s syndrome but more severe, with normal levels of urinary mucopolysaccharides and the presence of inclusion bodies in cultured fibroblasts. Also called inclusion cell disease.
- Mucolipidosis iii
mucolipidosis III n. Mucolipidosis characterized by symptoms resembling those of Hurler’s syndrome, but milder, with restricted joint mobility, short stature, mild mental retardation, and dysplastic skeletal changes.
- Mucolipidosis iv
mucolipidosis IV n. Mucolipidosis marked by psychomotor retardation, cloudy corneas, and retinal degeneration, with the presence of inclusion bodies in cultured fibroblasts.
[myoo-kuh-lit-ik] /ˌmyu kəˈlɪt ɪk/ adjective, Biochemistry. 1. denoting or pertaining to enzymes that break down mucus. mucolytic mu·co·lyt·ic (myōō’kə-lĭt’ĭk) adj. Capable of dissolving, digesting, or liquefying mucus.
mucomembranous mu·co·mem·bra·nous (myōō’kō-měm’brə-nəs) adj. Relating to a mucous membrane.