Medical Definition of Klippel–Feil syndrome
: congenital fusion of the cervical vertebrae resulting in a short and relatively immobile neck
Biographical Note for klippel–feil syndrome
Klippel, Maurice (1858–1942), and Feil, André (born 1884), French neurologists. Klippel and Feil described the Klippel-Feil syndrome in 1912.
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