hy·po·cat·a·la·sia (hi″po-kat″ə-laґzhə) an asymptomatic variant of acatalasia in which some catalase activity is present; it occurs in some heterozygotes.

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  • acatalasia — Absence or deficiency of catalase from blood and tissues, often manifested by recurrent infection or ulceration of the gums and related oral structures and caused by mutations in the catalase gene (CAT) on 11p. Homozygotes may have complete …   Medical dictionary

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