Definition of Miller–Dieker syndrome in English:

Miller–Dieker syndrome

noun

Medicine
  • A syndrome comprising congenital malformations of the face, brain (absence of cerebral gyri), and various other organs, leading to severe neurological abnormalities and failure of growth and development, associated with abnormalities of chromosome 17.

Origin

1980s. From the names of James Q. Miller, U.S. physician, and Hans Jochen Dieker, German physician, + syndrome.

Pronunciation

Miller–Dieker syndrome

/ˌmɪləˈdiːkə ˌsɪndrəʊm/