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Tur·ner syndrome(tûr′nər) also Tur·ner's syndrome (-nərz)
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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an abnormal congenital condition resulting from a defect on or absence of the second sex chromosome, characterized by retarded growth of the gonads.
[after Henry Hubert Turner (1892–1970), U.S. endocrinologist, who described it in 1938]
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|Noun||1.||Turner's syndrome - a chromosomal disorder in females who have only one X chromosome; marked by dwarfism and heart abnormalities and underdeveloped sex organs|
sex-linked disorder - any disease or abnormality that is determined by the sex hormones; "hemophilia is determined by a gene defect on an X chromosome"
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n. síndrome de Turner, trastorno endocrino congénito que se manifiesta con deficiencia ovárica, amenorrea, estatura baja y la presencia de cromosomas X solamente.
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