Definition of Albers-Schönberg in English:

Albers-Schönberg

(also Albers-Schonberg)

noun

Medicine
  • Attributive and in the genitive. Designating the disease osteopetrosis (in humans), (in later use) especially in its relatively mild autosomal dominant form.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Archives of Surgery. From the name of Heinrich Ernst Albers-Schönberg, German radiologist, who described the disease in 1904.

Pronunciation

Albers-Schönberg

/ˈalbəz ˈʃəːnbəːɡ/