Definition of McCune–Albright syndrome in English:

McCune–Albright syndrome

(also McCune–Albright's syndrome)

noun

Medicine
  • A disorder characterized by fibrous dysplasia of bones, patchy brown pigmentation of the skin, and endocrine dysfunction, especially causing precocious puberty in girls. Also (and earlier) called Albright's syndrome.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in American Journal of Diseases of Children. From the names of Donovan J. McCune, U.S. paediatrician, and Fuller Albright, U.S. endocrinologist.

Pronunciation

McCune–Albright syndrome

/məˈkjuːn ˈɔːlbrʌɪt ˈsɪndrəʊm/