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Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z - «M»:

  1. Mucopolysaccharidosis type II Mucopolysaccharidosis type II
    Mucopolysaccharidosis type II: Hunter syndrome, due to deficiency of the enzyme iduronate sulfatase. See also: Mucopolysaccharidosis....
  2. Mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIA Mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIA
    Mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIA: Sanfilippo syndrome due to deficiency of the enzyme heparan N-sulfatase. See also: Mucopolysaccharidosis....
  3. Mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIB Mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIB
    Mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIB: Sanfilippo syndrome due to deficiency of the enzyme alpha-N-acetylglucosaminidase. See also Mucopolysaccharidosis....
  4. Mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIC Mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIC
    Mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIC: Sanfilippo syndrome due to deficiency of the enzyme acetyl CoA:alpha-glucosaminide acetyltransferase. See also: Mucopolysaccharidosis....
  5. Mucopolysaccharidosis type IIID Mucopolysaccharidosis type IIID
    Mucopolysaccharidosis type IIID: Sanfilippo syndrome due to deficiency of the enzyme N-acetylglucosamine 6-sulfatase. See also: Mucopolysaccharidosis....
  6. Mucopolysaccharidosis type IVA Mucopolysaccharidosis type IVA
    Mucopolysaccharidosis type IVA: Morquio syndrome due to deficiency of the enzyme N-acetylgalactosamine-6-sulfate sulfatase. See also: Mucopolysaccharidosis....
  7. Mucopolysaccharidosis type IVB Mucopolysaccharidosis type IVB
    Mucopolysaccharidosis type IVB: Morquio syndrome due to deficiency of the enzyme beta-galactosidase. See also Mucopolysaccharidosis....
  8. Mucopolysaccharidosis type VI Mucopolysaccharidosis type VI
    Mucopolysaccharidosis type VI: Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome, due to deficiency of the enzyme N-acetylgalactosamine-4-sulfatase. See also: Mucopolysaccharidosis....
  9. Mucopolysaccharidosis type VII Mucopolysaccharidosis type VII
    Mucopolysaccharidosis type VII: Sly syndrome, due to deficiency of the enzyme beta-glucuronidase. See also Mucopolysaccharidosis....
  10. Mucopolysaccharidosis type VIII Mucopolysaccharidosis type VIII
    Mucopolysaccharidosis type VIII: DiFerrante syndrome, due to deficiency of the enzyme glucosamine-6-sulfate. See also Mucopolysaccharidosis. ...
  11. Mucormycosis Mucormycosis
    Mucormycosis: Also known as zygomycosis, mucormycosis is a fungal infection (most commonly of the sinuses, brain, or lungs) by fungi found normally in the soil or in decaying vegetation. Mucormycosis can also affect the gastrointestinal tract, skin, and kidneys. Most people are exposed to these fun...
  12. Mucosa Mucosa
    Mucosa: Having to do with a mucous membrane. For example, the oral mucosa. ...
  13. Mucositis Mucositis
    Mucositis: Inflammation of the mucous membranes lining the digestive tract from the mouth on down to the anus. Mucositis is a common side effect of chemotherapy and of radiotherapy that involves any part of the digestive tract. Mucositis affects the rapidly dividing mucosal cells lining the mouth,...
  14. Mucous Mucous
    Mucous: Pertaining to mucus, a thick fluid produced by the lining of some tissues of the body. "Mucus" without an "o" is the Latin noun for "a slimy semifluid discharge from the nose." "Mucous" with an "o" is the corresponding adjective....
  15. Mucoviscidosis Mucoviscidosis
    Mucoviscidosis: An old name (but one that has prevailed in France and some other nations) for cystic fibrosis (CF), one of the most common and serious of all genetic (inherited) diseases. The CF gene is carried by 1/20 persons (in Caucasian populations) and 1 in 400 couples is at risk for having chi...