neurofibromatosis


neu·ro·fi·bro·ma·to·sis

noun \-fī-ˌbrō-mə-ˈtō-səs\
plural neu·ro·fi·bro·ma·to·ses \-ˌsēz\

Definition of NEUROFIBROMATOSIS

: a disorder inherited as an autosomal dominant trait and characterized by brown spots on the skin, neurofibromas of peripheral nerves, and deformities of subcutaneous tissues and bone—abbreviation NF; called also Recklinghausen's disease, von Recklinghausen's disease

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