What is ADENOSINE DEAMINASE DEFICIENCY?

An autosomal recessive metabolic disorder due to a lack of the enzyme adenosine deaminase that causes immunodeficiency.

ADENOSINE DEAMINASE DEFICIENCY: "Adenosine deaminase deficiency results in an accumulation of deoxyadenosine."

Link to This Definition

Did you find this definition of ADENOSINE DEAMINASE DEFICIENCY helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Edited and fact checked by Pam: Google +