Lafora body

[lə-fôrə]

n.

An intraneuronal inclusion body composed of acid mucopolysaccharides, seen in familial myoclonic epilepsy.

Nearby words

  1. levoclination,
  2. levodopa,
  3. levoduction,
  4. levoglucose,
  5. levorotation,
  6. levorphanol,
  7. levorphanol tartrate,
  8. levotorsion,
  9. levoversion,
  10. levulinic acid


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