GALACTOSEMIA

an autosomal recessive disease where the body cannot metabolise galactose sugars. It results in cataracts, jaundice, lethargy and hypnotic behaviour. It is associated with infant mortality.

GALACTOSEMIA: "Galactosemia is treated by restricting intake of galactose."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GALACTOSEMIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/galactosemia/ (accessed October 15, 2021).
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