Dupuytren's contracture

noun
Du·​puy·​tren's contracture | \də-ˌpwē-ˈtraⁿz-, -ˈpwē-trənz- \

Medical Definition of Dupuytren's contracture 

: a condition marked by fibrosis with shortening and thickening of the palmar aponeurosis resulting in flexion contracture of the fingers into the palm of the hand

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