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/ˈmɑr fæn, mɑrˈfæn/
a hereditary disorder characterized by abnormally elongated bones, especially in the extremities, hypermotility of the joints, and circulatory and eye abnormalities.
named after Antonin Bernard
(1858-1942), French pediatrician, who described it in 1892
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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