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Turner's syndrome

División en sílabas: Turn·er's syn·drome

Definición de Turner's syndrome en inglés:

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Medicine
A genetic defect in which affected women have only one X chromosome, causing developmental abnormalities and infertility.
Example sentences
  • The commonest genetic abnormality is Turner's syndrome.
  • Because of my personal experience I feel strongly that if patients are diagnosed as having Turner's syndrome or indeed any genetic condition, they should be referred for genetic counselling.
  • Infants with chest abnormalities may need to be evaluated for Poland's syndrome or Turner's syndrome.

Origen

named after Henry Hubert Turner (1892–1970), the US physician who described it.

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