Klinefelter's syndrome

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Related to Klinefelter's syndrome: Androgen insensitivity syndrome, XYY syndrome
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Noun1.Klinefelter's syndrome - syndrome in males that is characterized by small testes and long legs and enlarged breasts and reduced sperm production and mental retardation; a genetic defect in which an extra X chromosome (XXY) is present in the male
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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The sex chromosome DSD also include 45X/46XY mixed gonadal dysgenesis, Turner's syndrome (TS) and Klinefelter's syndrome (KS)5-7.
The second case of de novo intracranial germinoma association with Klinefelter's syndrome.
Charli has Klinefelter's syndrome - also known as intersex - meaning she has an extra female chromosome.
Klinefelter's syndrome, a condition that occurs in men who have an extra X chromosome, includes gynecomastia and hypogonadism.
Beginning at the "dawn of molecular biology" in the 1930s-40s, selected vignettes give the background behind the discovery of DNA tumor viruses, advances in understanding cell cycle regulation, repair and replication mechanisms, and apoptosis, and unexpected insights from such places as Klinefelter's syndrome and Drosophila mutations.
It also features an option for X and Y chromosome analysis, giving information on sex chromosome conditions, such as Monosomy X or Klinefelter's syndrome, and fetal sex.
Strategies and advantages of early diagnosis in Klinefelter's syndrome.
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Klinefelter's syndrome is the most common genetic form of male hypogonadism, with a live birth prevalence rate of 4.
The study was done in mice, not humans, but the genes that determine sex are similar in mammals, so the results might be applicable, especially in males with Klinefelter's syndrome, who are genetically XXY.
Lisa said: "Phil longed to be a dad but suffered from Klinefelter's syndrome, which meant having children naturally was a struggle.
Combined persistent Mullerian Duct Syndrome, Transverse Testicular Ectopia and Mosaic Klinefelter's Syndrome.