Turner syndrome

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Tur·ner syndrome

 (tûr′nər) also Tur·ner's syndrome (-nərz)
n.
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.

[After Henry Hubert Turner (1892-1970), American endocrinologist.]
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Does it not strike you as a little singular that this McCarthy, who appears to have had little of his own, and to have been under such obligations to Turner, should still talk of marrying his son to Turner's daughter, who is, presumably, heiress to the estate, and that in such a very cocksure manner, as if it were merely a case of a proposal and all else would follow?
Turner's lodge-keeper, his house being the nearest, to ask for assistance.
Fully a month had passed, and we were constantly up and down the river, and down and up the bay, with no spare moments to devote to the particular fisherman who ran a Chinese line in the bight of Turner's Shipyard.
As the bight at Turner's Shipyard opened out, Charley edged into it to get the smoother water.
He towed his ark around the Solano Wharf and into the big bight at Turner's Shipyard.
"Big Alec has a Chinese line out in the bight off Turner's Shipyard," Charley Le Grant said that afternoon to Carmintel.
Turner, a romantic revolutionist against the eighteenth century theory of the grand style, was then little appreciated; and when Ruskin left the University he began, with characteristic enthusiasm, an article on 'Modern Painters,' designed to demonstrate Turner's superiority to all possible rivals.
Below the town of Benicia, where the Solano wharf projects, the Straits widen out into what bay-farers call the "Bight of Turner's Shipyard." I was in the shore-tide that swept under the Solano wharf and on into the bight.
I have been to Turner's about your mess; it is all in a way to be done.
His biological father was saxophonist Raymond Hill, but Tina Turner's first husband, Ike Turner, adopted Craig Turner when they married in 1962.
In Turner's emphasis on "the whole situation" there is a clear echo of the following statement by Austin (1965): "The total speech act in the total speech situation is the only actual phenomenon which, in the last resort, we are engaged in elucidating" (p.
Ademiluyi, a Laurel solo practitioner, also waited a full year after she acknowledged seeing a Washington Post article that mentioned Turner's experience as a military lawyer and thus put Ademiluyi on notice of a potential qualification claim, the high court held.