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Wolfram syndrome

noun Wol·fram syndrome \ˈwu̇l-frəm-\
variants: or

Wolfram's syndrome

Medical Definition of Wolfram syndrome

  1. :  a rare hereditary disorder that is characterized especially by type 1 diabetes, diabetes insipidus, optic atrophy, sensorineural deafness, and bladder dysfunction and that is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait

Biographical Note for wolfram syndrome

Wolfram

,

D. J.

(flourished 1938), American physician. Wolfram published a report on four cases of Wolfram syndrome in 1938.


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