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Hur·ler's syndrome

or  Hur*ler syndrome  n :  a mucopolysaccharidosis that is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait and is characterized by deformities of the skeleton and features, hepatosplenomegaly, restricted joint flexibility, clouding of the cornea, mental retardation, and deafness - called also Hurler's disease 
 
Hur•ler, Gertrud (fl 1920),
German pediatrician. Hurler published a detailed description of one of the mucopolysaccharidoses in 1920. This hereditary disorder is now also known as Hurler's syndrome, in her honor.
 
   

 
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