Pelizaeus-merzbacher-disease Definition

pĕl′ĭ-zā əs-mûrts băk ər, pā′lē-tsā o͝os-mĕrts bäᴋʜ ər
An X-linked recessive disorder of myelin formation, characterized by nystagmus, ataxia, spasticity, and developmental delay.
American Heritage Medicine

A rare leukodystrophy in which coordination, motor abilities, and intellectual function are delayed to variable extents.


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