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Medical Term:

leukoaraiosis

Pronunciation: lu'ko-ahr-i-o'sis

Definition: Decreased vascular density, especially in deep white matter in the brain, on MRI or CT; may be caused by demyelination, gliosis, or decreased perfusion.

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