amaurotic idiocy


amaurotic idiocy

noun

Definition of AMAUROTIC IDIOCY

:  any of several recessive genetic conditions characterized by the accumulation of lipid-containing cells in the viscera and nervous system, mental retardation, and impaired vision or blindness; especially :  tay-sachs disease

First Known Use of AMAUROTIC IDIOCY

1896

amaurotic idiocy

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AMAUROTIC IDIOCY

: any of several recessive genetic conditions characterized by the accumulation of lipid-containing cells in the viscera and nervous system, mental retardation, and impaired vision or blindness; especially : tay-sachs disease

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