Definición de Werner's syndrome en inglés:

Werner's syndrome

Saltos de línea: Wer¦ner's syn|drome
Pronunciación: /ˈwəːnəz
, ˈvɛː-/


[mass noun] Medicine
  • A rare hereditary syndrome causing rapid premature ageing, susceptibility to cancer, and other disorders.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Dr Faragher and his colleagues have been searching for clues in people with Werner's syndrome, a disease in which ageing is speeded up by a faulty gene, causing sufferers to die in their forties with the bodies of centenarians.
    • Cells taken from patients with Werner's syndrome, who show an acceleration of many features of normal aging, make significantly fewer divisions in culture than normal cells.


1930s: named after Carl O. Werner (1879–1936), German physician.

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