Joubert's syndrome

[ zhōō-bĕrz ]


A syndrome of neurological disorders caused by agenesis of the vermis of the brain and characterized by attacks of tachypnea or prolonged apnea, abnormal eye movements, ataxia, and mental retardation.
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