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Noun: hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy
  1. A form of neuropathy that can begin between childhood and young adulthood; characterized by weakness and atrophy of the muscles of the hands and lower legs; progression is slow and individuals affected can have a normal life span; inheritance is X-linked recessive or X-linked dominant
    - Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Type of: neuropathy

Encyclopedia: Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy