Tay spot


Tay spot
cherry-red s.

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  • Tay spot (sign) — (ta) [Warren Tay, English physician, 1843–1927] cherry red spot; see under spot …   Medical dictionary

  • Tay-Sachs disease — tā saks n a hereditary disorder of lipid metabolism that typically affects individuals of eastern European Jewish ancestry, that is marked by the accumulation of lipids esp. in nervous tissue due to a deficiency of hexosaminidase A, that is… …   Medical dictionary

  • Tay-Sachs disease — /tay saks /, Pathol. a rare fatal hereditary disease, occurring chiefly in infants and children, esp. of eastern European Jewish origin, characterized by a red spot on the retina, gradual blindness, and paralysis. [1920 25; named after W. Tay… …   Universalium

  • Tay Zonday — Zonday in 2009 Background information Birth name Adam Nyerere Bahner[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Tay-Sachs Disease — Tay Sachs Disease, n. (Med.) A rare hereditary disease affecting lipid metabolism in humans, due to a deficiency of hexosaminidase. It occurs in infants and children, and causes death before the onset of adulthood. It occurs most commonly of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tay-Sachs disease — Infobox Disease Name = Tay Sachs disease Caption = DiseasesDB = 12916 ICD10 = ICD10|E|75|0|e|70 ICD9 = ICD9|330.1 ICDO = OMIM = 272800 OMIM mult = OMIM2|272750 MedlinePlus = 001417 eMedicineSubj = ped eMedicineTopic = 3016 MeshID = D013661 Tay… …   Wikipedia

  • spot — 1. SYN: macula. 2. To lose a slight amount of blood through the vagina. acoustic spots macula of utricle, macula of saccule. Bitot spots small, circumscribed, lusterless, grayish white, foamy, greasy, triangular deposits on the bulbar …   Medical dictionary

  • Tay-Sachs disease — noun a hereditary disorder of lipid metabolism occurring most frequently in individuals of Jewish descent in eastern Europe; accumulation of lipids in nervous tissue results in death in early childhood • Syn: ↑Tay Sachs, ↑Sachs disease,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tay-Sachs disease (TSD) — This disease is concisely defined by OMIM (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man) as “an autosomal recessive, progressive neurodegenerative disorder, which in the classic infantile form, is usually fatal by age 2 or 3 years, results from deficiency …   Medical dictionary

  • Tay — Warren, English physician, 1843–1927. See T. cherry red spot, T. Sachs disease …   Medical dictionary


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