Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

noun
Eh·​lers-Dan·​los syndrome | \ ˈā-lərz-ˈdan-(ˌ)läs- How to pronounce Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (audio) \

Medical Definition of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

: an inherited disorder of connective tissue with several clinical forms characterized especially by extremely flexible joints, elastic skin, and excessive bruising

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“Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Ehlers-Danlos%20syndrome. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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