amaurotic idiocy
noun Date: 1896 any of several recessive genetic conditions characterized by the accumulation of lipid-containing cells in the viscera and nervous system, mental retardation, and impaired vision or blindness; especially Tay-Sachs disease

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  • amaurotic idiocy — amaurotic idiocy. См. амавротическая идиотия. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • amaurotic idiocy — amaurotic idiocy. = amaurosis (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • amaurotic idiocy — n any of several recessive genetic conditions characterized by the accumulation of lipid containing cells in the viscera and nervous system, mental retardation, and impaired vision or blindness esp TAY SACHS DISEASE …   Medical dictionary

  • amaurotic idiocy — noun or amaurotic family idiocy : a recessive genetic defect manifested by mental deficiency associated with impaired vision or blindness * * * amaurotic idiocy, a fatal disease of children caused by degeneration of the cells of the central… …   Useful english dictionary

  • infantile amaurotic idiocy — n 1) TAY SACHS DISEASE 2) SANDHOFF S DISEASE …   Medical dictionary

  • juvenile amaurotic idiocy — n batten disease …   Medical dictionary

  • infantile amaurotic idiocy — noun a hereditary disorder of lipid metabolism occurring most frequently in individuals of Jewish descent in eastern Europe; accumulation of lipids in nervous tissue results in death in early childhood • Syn: ↑Tay Sachs disease, ↑Tay Sachs,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • juvenile amaurotic idiocy — noun a congenital progressive disorder of lipid metabolism having an onset at age 5 and characterized by blindness and dementia and early death • Syn: ↑Spielmeyer Vogt disease • Hypernyms: ↑genetic disease, ↑genetic disorder, ↑genetic abnormality …   Useful english dictionary

  • amaurotic family idiocy — n AMAUROTIC IDIOCY …   Medical dictionary

  • amaurotic family idiocy — noun see amaurotic idiocy …   Useful english dictionary

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