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Wilson's disease

Noun1.Wilson's disease - a rare inherited disorder of copper metabolism; copper accumulates in the liver and then in the red blood cells and brain
Pronunciation: (WIL-sunz duh-zeez)

An inherited disorder. Too much copper builds up in the liver and is slowly released into other parts of the body. The overload can cause severe liver and brain damage if not treated with medication.

congenital disease, genetic abnormality, genetic defect, genetic disease, genetic disorder, hepatolenticular degeneration, hereditary condition, hereditary disease, inherited disease, inherited disorder
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