Tay-Sachs disease is a(n)_______ disease that results in blindness, mental retardation, and death due to ________.
a. sex-linked; the absence of one of the sex chromosomes
b. autosomal recessive; accumulation of lipids in brain cells
c. X-linked; accumulation of lipase in cells of sweat glands
d. autosomal; the inability to break down amylase in the intestines
e. autosomal dominant; accumulation of mucus in the lungs
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