Definition of mannosidosis in English:

mannosidosis

noun

Medicine
  • Either of two inherited (autosomal recessive) metabolic storage diseases in humans and certain other mammals, in which deficiency of alpha- or beta-mannosidase causes accumulation of mannose-rich oligosaccharides in the central nervous system and other tissues, resulting in neurological, skeletal, and other abnormalities.

Origin

1960s. From mannoside + -osis.

Pronunciation

mannosidosis

/maˌnəʊsɪˈdəʊsɪs/