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congenital contractural arachnodactyly

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noun congenital con·trac·tur·al arachnodactyly \-kən-ˈtrak-chə-rəl-, -kän-\

Medical Definition of congenital contractural arachnodactyly

  1. :  a disorder that is similar to or a variant of Marfan syndrome, is inherited as a dominant autosomal trait, and is characterized especially by arachnodactyly, joint contracture, and scoliosis—called also Beals syndrome


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