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olivopontocerebellar atrophy

noun ol·i·vo·pon·to·cer·e·bel·lar atrophy \ -ˌpän-tō-ˌser-ə-ˈbel-ər- \

medical Definition of olivopontocerebellar atrophy

:an inherited disease especially of mid to late life that is characterized by ataxia, hypotonia, dysarthria, and degeneration of the cerebellar cortex, middle cerebellar peduncles, and inferior olives called also olivopontocerebellar degeneration

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