Medical Definition of Phacomatosis

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 Phacomatosis

phacocystectomy
phacodonesis
phacoemulsification
phacoerysis
phacofragmentation
phacogenic glaucoma
phacogenic uveitis
phacoid
phacolite
phacolites
phacolysis
phacolytic
phacolytic glaucoma
phacoma
phacomalacia
phacomatosis (current term)
phacomorphic glaucoma
phacops
phacoscope
phaeic
phaeism
phaeisms
phaenogam
phaenogamia
phaenogamous
phaenomena
phaenomenon
phaeochromocytoma
phaeochromocytomas
phaeochromocytomata

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