Lafora body

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La·​fora body | \ lä-ˈfōr-ə- How to pronounce Lafora body (audio) \

Medical Definition of Lafora body

: any of the cytoplasmic inclusion bodies found in neurons of parts of the central nervous system in Lafora disease and consisting of a complex of glycoprotein and glycosaminoglycan

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“Lafora body.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Lafora%20body. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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