Definition of Maffucci in English:

Maffucci

noun

Medicine
  • Attributive and in the genitive. Designating a rare congenital disorder characterized by the presence of multiple enchondromas and soft tissue haemangiomas, most commonly of the extremities; especially in "Maffucci's syndrome".

Origin

1940s. From the name of Angelo Maffucci, Italian physician who described the syndrome in 1881.

Pronunciation

Maffucci

/məˈfuːtʃi//maˈfuːtʃi/