Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Word of the Year is...

leukodystrophy

leukodystrophy in Medicine

leukodystrophy leu·ko·dys·tro·phy (lōō'kō-dĭs'trə-fē)
n.
Degeneration of the white matter of the brain characterized by demyelination and glial reaction, probably related to defects of lipid metabolism. Also called leukoencephalopathy.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for leukodystrophy

0
30
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for leukodystrophy