Hughes syndrome

/ (hjuːz) /

noun

a condition of the autoimmune system caused by antibodies reacting against phospholipids, leading to thrombosis

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Word Origin for Hughes syndrome

C20: after Graham Hughes, British rheumatologist who described it in 1983
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