Turner syndromeTur·ner syndrome
a genetic disorder characterized by various deformities and abnormalities; esp., the absence of a female's second X chromosome, which prevents her from maturing sexually
also Turner's syndrome
Origin of Turner syndromeafter H. H. Turner (1892-1970), United States endocrinologist who first described it
also Tur·ner's syndrome
A congenital condition of girls and women caused by complete or partial absence or deficiency of one X chromosome, characterized by short stature, a webbed neck, low-set ears, skeletal abnormalities, and infertility owing to ovarian failure.
Origin of Turner syndromeAfter Henry Hubert Turner (1892-1970), American endocrinologist