Prader-Willi syndrome(redirected from Willi, Heinrich)
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A genetic disorder characterized by short stature, intellectual disability, involuntary craving for food with subsequent obesity, behavior and learning problems, and incomplete sexual development.
[After Andrea Prader (1919-2001), Swiss pediatrician and endocrinologist, and Heinrich Willi (1900-1971), Swiss pediatrician.]
(Medicine) a congenital condition characterized by obsessive eating, obesity, mental retardation, and small genitalia
[C20: after Andrea Prader (1919–2001) and Heinrich Willi (1900–71), Swiss paediatricians]