olivopontocerebellar atrophy

ol·i·vo·pon·to·cer·e·bel·lar atrophy

noun \-ˌpän-tō-ˌser-ə-ˈbel-ər-\


: an inherited disease especially of mid to late life that is characterized by ataxia, hypotonia, dysarthria, and degeneration of the cerebellar cortex, middle cerebellar peduncles, and inferior olives—called also olivopontocerebellar degeneration

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