Leber's hereditary optic atrophy

Medical Dictionary

Leber's hereditary optic atrophy Le·ber's hereditary optic atrophy (lā'bərz, -běrz)
The degeneration of the optic nerve and papillomacular bundle with resulting rapid loss of central vision, occurring most often in males.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: lebensraum
Next Definition: lebes
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for leber's hereditary optic atrophy
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing leber's hereditary optic atrophy
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature