nuclear agenesis

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Moe·bi·us syn·drome

(mĕrbē-ŭs sindrōm) [MIM*157900]
Congenital paralysis, usually bilateral, of facial and ocular muscles due to failure of development of nerve cells.
Synonym(s): congenital facial diplegia, nuclear agenesis, oculofacial paralysis, von Graefe syndrome II.
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