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Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome

Pronunciation: vern'ik-e kor'sa-kof

Definition: the coexistence of Wernicke and Korsakoff syndromes, with characteristic lesions in the mammilary bodies and medial dorsal thalamic nucleus.

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