Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome

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Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome

[¦wis·kət ′ȯl‚drich ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
A hereditary immunodeficiency disease characterized by a low number of small platelets in the blood, eczema, and defective cell-mediated immunity.
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