Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

[ ey-lerz dan-los, -luhs ]

  1. a rare hereditary disease of connective tissue, characterized by joint hypermotility and abnormally stretchable skin.

Origin of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

After Edvard Ehlers (1863–1937), Danish dermatologist, and Henri Alexandre Danlos (1844–1912), French dermatologist, who separately reported it in 1901 and 1908

Words Nearby Ehlers-Danlos syndrome Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023