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phacomatosis

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noun phaco·ma·to·sis \ˌfak-ō-mə-ˈtō-səs\

Medical Definition of phacomatosis

plural

phacomatoses

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  1. :  any of a group of hereditary or congenital diseases (as neurofibromatosis) affecting the central nervous system and characterized by the development of hamartomas




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