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merzbacher-pelizaeus disease in Medicine

Merzbacher-Pelizaeus disease

(mûrtsbăk′ər-, mĕrtsbäKH′ər-)
n.
  1. A familial degenerative disease of the brain marked by progressive sclerosis of white matter of the frontal lobes, mental deficiency, and vasomotor disorders.aplasia axialis extracorticalis hereditary cerebral leukodystrophy Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease
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