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leukodystrophy leu·ko·dys·tro·phy (lōō’kō-dĭs’trə-fē)
Degeneration of the white matter of the brain characterized by demyelination and glial reaction, probably related to defects of lipid metabolism. Also called leukoencephalopathy.


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  • Leukoencephalopathy

    leukoencephalopathy leu·ko·en·ceph·a·lop·a·thy (lōō’kō-ěn-sěf’ə-lŏp’ə-thē) n. See leukodystrophy.

  • Leukoencephalitis

    leukoencephalitis leu·ko·en·ceph·a·li·tis (lōō’kō-ěn-sěf’ə-lī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the white matter of the brain.

  • Leukoerythroblastosis

    leukoerythroblastosis leu·ko·e·ryth·ro·blas·to·sis (lōō’kō-ĭ-rĭth’rō-blā-stō’sĭs) n. An anemic condition resulting from space-occupying lesions in the bone marrow and characterized by the presence of immature granular leukocytes and nucleated erythrocytes in the circulating blood. Also called myelophthisic anemia.

  • Leukokoria

    leukokoria leu·ko·ko·ri·a (lōō’kō-kôr’ē-ə) n. A condition characterized by a reflective white mass within the eye that gives the appearance of white pupil.

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