Hallervorden-Spatz syndrome

[ hăllər-vôr′dn-shpätz, hälər- ]

n.

An inherited syndrome in which the nerve fibers connecting the striatum and globus pallidus are completely demyelinated.

Nearby words

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  2. heartwarming,
  3. heartwood,
  4. heartworm,
  5. hearty,
  6. heat barrier,
  7. heat capacity,
  8. heat cramp,
  9. heat cramps,
  10. heat death


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