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von Recklinghausen's disease

Saltos de línea: von Reck|ling|hau¦sen's dis|ease
Pronunciación: /ˈrɛklɪŋˌhaʊz(ə)nz
 
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Definición de von Recklinghausen's disease en inglés:

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[mass noun]
1A hereditary disease in which numerous benign tumours develop in various parts of the body, especially the skin and the fibrous sheaths of the nerves. It is a form of neurofibromatosis.
Example sentences
  • Neurofibromatosis, or von Recklinghausen's disease, is a relatively common autosomal dominant genetic disorder in which affected individuals develop benign and malignant tumors at an increased frequency.

Origen

early 20th century: named after Friedrich von Recklinghausen (1833–1910), German pathologist.

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