tuberous sclerosis

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tuberous sclerosis

[′tü·bə·rəs sklə′rō·səs]
(medicine)
A familial neurocutaneous syndrome characterized in its complete form by epilepsy, adenoma sebaceum, and mental deficiency, and pathologically by nodular sclerosis of the cerebral cortex. Also known as Bourneville's disease.
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