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leukodystrophy

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noun leu·ko·dys·tro·phy \ˌlü-kō-ˈdis-trə-fē\

Definition of leukodystrophy

plural leu·ko·dys·tro·phies

  1. :  any of several genetically determined diseases characterized by progressive degeneration of myelin in the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves



1960

First Known Use of leukodystrophy

1960


Medical Dictionary

leukodystrophy

noun leu·ko·dys·tro·phy

Medical Definition of leukodystrophy

plural leu·ko·dys·tro·phies

  1. :  any of several inherited diseases (as adrenoleukodystrophy) characterized by progressive degeneration of myelin in the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves



Variants of leukodystrophy

or chiefly British leu·co·dys·tro·phy \ˌlü-kō-ˈdis-trə-fē\play

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