Barlow's syndrome

noun
variants: also Barlow syndrome or Barlow's disease or Barlow disease

Medical Definition of Barlow's syndrome 

: mitral valve prolapse Mitral valve prolapse, also called the Barlow's syndrome, is an underdiagnosed cause of sudden death, especially among young adults.The New York Times, 6 Mar. 1994

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