Meaning of Niemann-Pick disease
Pronunciation: (nē'mun-pik'), [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
- a rare, hereditary lipid-storage disease, occurring primarily among Ashkenazic Jews, in which abnormal lipid metabolism results in enlargement of the liver, spleen, and lymph nodes, and in progressive mental and physical deterioration.
- Niemann-Pick disease (Thesaurus)