from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A hereditary sex-linked recessive disorder characterized by chronic eczema, recurring infections, and a decrease in the number of white blood cells and platelets.
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- n. A rare X-linked recessive disease characterized by eczema, thrombocytopenia, immune deficiency, and bloody diarrhea.
After Alfred Wiskott (1898-1978), German pediatrician, and Robert Anderson Aldrich (1917-1998), American physician.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)