- A disorder of adult males, consisting of long-standing adrenal insufficiency, hypogonadism, progressive myelopathy, peripheral neuropathy, and sphincter disturbances; considered a variant of adrenoleukodystrophy. [adreno- + G. myelos, medulla, + neuron, nerve, + pathos, suffering]
* * *adre·no·my·elo·neu·rop·a·thy (ə-dre″no-mi″ə-lo-n-ropґə-the) a phenotypic variant of adrenoleukodystrophy manifested primarily by spinal cord degeneration and peripheral neuropathy; it affects mainly adults.
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