AMAUROTIC FAMILY IDIOCY
\ˌaməɹˈɒtɪk fˈamɪli ˈɪdɪˌɒsi], \ˌaməɹˈɒtɪk fˈamɪli ˈɪdɪˌɒsi], \ˌa_m_ə_ɹ_ˈɒ_t_ɪ_k f_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_i_ ˈɪ_d_ɪ__ˌɒ_s_i]\
Definitions of AMAUROTIC FAMILY IDIOCY
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A condition marked by mental impairment leading to idiocy, by paralysis, impaired vision leading to blindness, associated with changes in the macula lutea and optic nerve atrophy, by marasmus, and finally death; the disease appears in infancy, often affecting several children in the same family, and usually terminates fatally about the end of the second year.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
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