Definition of Galactosaemia

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of galactosemia) ¹



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Medical Definition of Galactosaemia

1. A rare genetic (autosomal recessive) disorder characterised by the inability a defect in the enzyme (galactose 1 phosphate uridyl transferase) that converts galactose 1 phosphate into glucose 1 phosphate is absent. Excess galactose 1 phosphate accumulates in the blood and a variety of problems result. Inheritance: autosomal recessive. Origin: Gr. Haima = blood (27 Sep 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Galactosaemia

galactopoiesis
galactopoietic
galactopoietic factor
galactopoietic hormone
galactoprotein
galactopyranose
galactopyranoses
galactopyranoside
galactopyranosides
galactopyranosyl
galactopyranosylamine
galactopyranosyls
galactorrhea
galactorrheas
galactorrhoea
galactosaemia (current term)
galactosaemias
galactosamine
galactosamines
galactosaminidase
galactosaminoglycan
galactosaminyl
galactosan
galactosans
galactoscope
galactose
galactose-1-phosphatase
galactose-1-phosphate
galactose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase
galactose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase

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