Marchiafava-Bignami disease

[mär′kyə-fävə-bĭ-nyämē, -bē-]

n.

Degeneration of the corpus callosum, characterized by mental deterioration, dementia, and convulsions, and occurring predominately in chronic alcoholics.

Nearby words

  1. mimi,
  2. mimic,
  3. mimic panel,
  4. mimical,
  5. mimically,
  6. mimine,
  7. miminy-piminy,
  8. mimir,
  9. mimo,
  10. mimosa


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