Ehlers-Danlos syndrome



[ey-lerz dan-los, -luh s] /ˈeɪ lərz ˈdæn lɒs, -ləs/

noun, Pathology.
1.
a rare hereditary disease of connective tissue, characterized by joint hypermotility and abnormally stretchable skin.

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome Eh·lers-Dan·los syndrome (ā’lərs-dān’lŏs, -däɴ-lōs’)
n.
A hereditary disorder of the connective tissue characterized by overelasticity and friability of the skin, excessive extensibility of the joints, and fragility of the cutaneous blood vessels. Also called cutis hyperelastica, elastic skin.

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