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Pronunciation: ă-drē′nō-mī′ĕ-lō-nū-rop′ă-thē

Definition: A disorder of men, consisting of long-standing adrenal insufficiency, hypogonadism, progressive myelopathy, peripheral neuropathy, and sphincter disturbances; considered a variant of adrenoleukodystrophy.

[adreno- + G. myelos, medulla, + neuron, nerve, + pathos, suffering]

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