TITLE

lipofuscinosis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1253
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "lipofuscinosis" is presented. It refers to the abnormal deposition of lipofuscin in tissues. The term originated from the words "lipos" which means fat, "fuscus" which means brown and "osis" which means condition. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21234262

 

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