Wilson's disease: Meaning and Definition of

Wil'son's disease"

Pronunciation: [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. a rare hereditary disease in which copper accumulates in the brain and liver, gradually leading to tremors, muscular rigidity, kidney malfunction, and cognitive disturbances: marked by Kayser-Fleischer rings.
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