Definition of Sanfilippo's syndrome in English:

Sanfilippo's syndrome

noun

Medicine
  • [mass noun] A defect in metabolism similar to Hurler's syndrome.

    • ‘Values derived from the emission spectra from Sanfilippo's syndrome could be distinguished from those obtained from equivalent regions of non-diseased brains and were within the range of abnormal values previously reported from accumulations of pigment in various types of neuronal ceroidosis.’

Origin

1960s: named after Sylvester J. Sanfilippo, 20th-century American physician.

Pronunciation:

Sanfilippo's syndrome

/ˌsanfɪˈliːpəʊz/