Definition of Phakomatosis

1. Noun. Any of a group of neurocutaneous disorders of the central nervous system causing lesions on the skin and eye. ¹



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Medical Definition of Phakomatosis

1. A generic term for a group of hereditary diseases characterised by hamartomas involving multiple tissues; e.g., von Hippel-Lindau's disease, neurofibromatosis, Sturge-Weber syndrome, tuberous sclerosis. Synonym: phakomatosis. Origin: Van der Hoeve's coinage fr. G. Phakos, mother-spot (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phakomatosis

phagophores
phagosomal
phagosomes
phagostimulation
phagostimulatory
phagotrophic
phagotype
phainopepla
phainopeplas
phaius
phakic eye
phako-
phakoma
phakomatoses
phakomatosis (current term)
phakoscope
phakoscopes
phal
phalacrosis
phalaena
phalaenid
phalaenids
phalangal
phalange
phalangeal
phalangeal cell
phalangeal joints
phalangectomy
phalanger

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