Gaucher's disease: Meaning and Definition of

Gau•cher's' disease"

Pronunciation: (gō-shāz'), [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. a rare inherited disorder of fat metabolism that causes spleen and liver enlargement, abnormal fragility and pain of the bones, and progressive neurologic disturbances, leading to early death.
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