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.
- Mucomembranous enteritis
mucomembranous enteritis n. A disease of the intestinal mucous membrane characterized by constipation or diarrhea, colic, and the passage of pseudomembranous shreds or incomplete casts of the intestine. Also called mucoenteritis.