TITLE

Menkes disease

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1339
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "Menkes disease" is presented. The term refers to a metabolic defect resulting from a mutation on the X chromosome that alters the transport of copper within the human body, resulting in neurological degeneration, connective tissue disorders and premature death. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided in the reference entry.
ACCESSION #
21235484

 

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