adrenoleukodystrophy ad·re·no·leu·ko·dys·tro·phy (ə-drē’nō-lōō’kō-dĭs’trə-fē)
Abbr. ALD
A genetic disorder affecting boys, characterized by adrenocortical insufficiency, hyperpigmentation, and leukodystrophy.


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