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Definition of Hexosaminidase A

Hexosaminidase A: An enzyme which, when deficient, causes Tay-Sachs disease, a progressive fatal neurologic disorder concentrated in people of European Jewish (Ashkenazi) descent. See: Tay-Sachs disease.

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Last Editorial Review: 10/9/2012

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