Wolfram syndrome

noun
Wol·​fram syndrome | \ ˈwu̇l-frəm- \
variants: or Wolfram's syndrome

Medical Definition of Wolfram syndrome

: 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

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“Wolfram syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Wolfram%20syndrome. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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