congenital contractural arachnodactyly

noun
congenital con·​trac·​tur·​al arachnodactyly | \ -kən-ˈtrak-chə-rəl-, -kän- How to pronounce congenital contractural arachnodactyly (audio) \

Medical Definition of congenital contractural arachnodactyly

: 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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“Congenital contractural arachnodactyly.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/congenital%20contractural%20arachnodactyly. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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