Clonic spasms of muscles in response to visual stimuli. [photo- + G. mys, muscle, + klonos, confused motion]
- hereditary p. [MIM*172500] p. associated with diabetes mellitus, deafness, nephropathy, and cerebral dysfunction; autosomal dominant inheritance.

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  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

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