Turner-s-syndrome Definition

tûrnərz
noun
A congenital condition of females associated with a defect or absence of an X-chromosome, characterized by short stature, webbed neck, outward-turning elbows, shield-shaped chest, sexual underdevelopment, and amenorrhea.
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Origin of Turner-s-syndrome

  • After Henry Hubert Turner (1892–1970), American endocrinologist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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