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amaurotic idiocy

noun

Definition of amaurotic idiocy

  1. :  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



1896

First Known Use of amaurotic idiocy

1896


Medical Dictionary

amaurotic idiocy

noun

Medical Definition of amaurotic idiocy

  1. dated, now usually offensive :  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



Variants of amaurotic idiocy

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amaurotic family idiocy


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