Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome

noun
Wis·kott-Al·drich syndrome | \ ˈvis-ˌkät-ˈȯl-ˌdrich- \

Medical Definition of Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome 

: a usu. fatal immunodeficiency disease of male children that is inherited as an X-linked recessive trait and is characterized especially by thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, recurrent infections, eczema, and abnormal bleeding

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