Developmental anomaly arising from maldevelopment of neural crest cells. [neuro- + L. crista, crest, + G. pathos, suffering]

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neu·ro·cris·top·a·thy (noor″o-kris-topґə-the) [neuro- + crista + -pathy] any disease arising from maldevelopment of the neural crest.

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