leukodystrophy

leukodystrophy is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(loo″kō-dĭs′trō-fē )

Any disease (such as globoid cell leukodystrophy, adrenoleukodystrophy, or metachromatic leukodystrophy) whose hallmarks are metabolic defects in the formation of myelin. Bone marrow transplantation can cure some affected children.

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