TITLE

leukoareosis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1230
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "leukoareosis" is presented. It refers to an abnormal appearance of the periventricular white matter of the brain, seen in people with poorly controlled hypertension, Alzheimer's disease and other conditions. The term comes from the Latin word "agglutinans" meaning gluing. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21234037

 

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