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Aicardi syndrome

Pronunciation: a-kahr-de'

Definition: an X-linked dominant disorder with lethality in hemizygous males; characterized by agenesis of corpus collosum, chorioretinal abnormality with “holes,” cleft lip with or without cleft palate, seizures, and characteristic EEG changes.

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