progeria: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (prō-jēr'ē-u), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. a rare congenital abnormality characterized by premature and rapid aging, the affected individual appearing in childhood as an aged person and having a shortened life span.
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