LAURENCE-MOON-BIEDL SYNDROME

A degenerative disorder characterized by a degree of obsety, below average intelligence, retina abnormalities, and extra fingers or toes. Associated with night blindness, hearing difficulties and hypogonadism (small testicles) and marked mental retardation.

LAURENCE-MOON-BIEDL SYNDROME: "Laurence-Moon Biedl Syndrome is common in individuals displaying mental retardation."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LAURENCE-MOON-BIEDL SYNDROME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/laurence-moon-biedl-syndrome/ (accessed July 11, 2020).
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