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Definition: 'Norrie Disease'

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Norrie disease

Type: Term

Pronunciation: nōr′ē

Definitions:
1. congenital bilateral masses of tissue arising from the retina or vitreous and resembling glioma (pseudoglioma), usually with atrophy of iris and development of cataract; associated mental retardation and deafness; X-linked recessive inheritance, caused by mutation in the Norrie disease gene (NDP) on Xp.

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