Angelman syndrome


An·​gel·​man syndrome ˈan-jəl-mən-, ˈān- How to pronounce Angelman syndrome (audio)
variants also Angelman's syndrome
: a genetic disorder characterized by severe intellectual disability, seizures, ataxic gait, jerky movements, lack of speech, microcephaly, and frequent smiling and laughter

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“Angelman syndrome.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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