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.

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