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phacomatosis

noun phaco·ma·to·sis \ ˌfak-ō-mə-ˈtō-səs \

medical Definition of phacomatosis

plural phacomatoses play \-ˌsēz\
: any of a group of hereditary or congenital diseases (as neurofibromatosis) affecting the central nervous system and characterized by the development of hamartomas

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