neurofibromatosis

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neu·ro·fi·bro·ma·to·sis

 (no͝or′ō-fī′brō-mə-tō′sĭs, nyo͝or′-)
n. Abbr. NF
Any of several genetic diseases characterized by the development of benign tumors of the nerves and, in the most common form, associated with abnormal skin pigmentation and bone deformities.

neurofibromatosis

(ˌnjʊərəʊˌfaɪbrəməˈtəʊsɪs)
n
(Medicine) a condition characterized by the formation of benign tumours on the fibrous coverings of the peripheral nerves and the development of areas of café-au-lait spots

neu•ro•fi•bro•ma•to•sis

(ˌnʊər oʊ faɪˌbroʊ məˈtoʊ sɪs, ˌnyʊər-)

n.
a genetic disorder characterized by brown patches on the skin, neurofibromas of the skin and internal organs, and in some cases skeletal deformity.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neurofibromatosis - autosomal dominant disease characterized by numerous neurofibromas and by spots on the skin and often by developmental abnormalities
monogenic disease, monogenic disorder - an inherited disease controlled by a single pair of genes
autosomal dominant disease, autosomal dominant disorder - a disease caused by a dominant mutant gene on an autosome
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neurofibromatosis

n neurofibromatosis f
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NF 1 live and work: 147 m2; NF 2 office work: 4424 m2; NF3 production, hand and machine work, experiments: 2 133 m2; NF 4 camps, distribute and sell: 723 m2; NF 5 Education, Teaching and Culture: 410 m2; NF 6 Heal and Maintain: 24 m2.
The NF shall be composed as follows: NF 1 Living / stay: 111m2, NF 2 office work: 2.
NF 1 live and work: 147 m2; NF 2 office work: 4424 m2; NF3 production, hand and machine work, experiments: 2 133 m2; NF 4 storage, distribution and sale: 723 m2; NF 5 Education, Education and Culture: 410 m2; NF 6 cure and care: 24 m2.