Turner's 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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Tur′ner's syn`drome


n.
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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Noun1.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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Turner's syndrome

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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Oro-maxillofacial development in patients with Turner's syndrome. Endocrinol Jpn 1985;32:881-90.
A lethal complication, acute necrotizing pancreatitis, of Turner's Syndrome with primary hyperparathyroidism.
Patients and Methods: A total of 363 patients, whose ages were between newborn to 38 years, were referred to Cytogenetics Department of Public Health Laboratories Division in the National Institute of Health, Islamabad during January 2011 to December 2016 (six years) with complaints of Down syndrome, Turner's syndrome, ambiguous genitalia and primary/ secondary amenorrhea.
Follicles are found in the ovaries of adolescent girls with Turner's syndrome. J Clin Endocrinol Metab.
The trio of teachers in Washington County's McGuffey School District allegedly mocked Beth Suhon's daughter struggles with Turner's Syndrome, a chromosomal condition that targets women and causes developmental as well as learning disabilities, the (http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2017/12/26/Washington-County-Beth-Suhon-lawsuit-McGuffey-School-District-teachers-mocked-special-needs-recording/stories/201712260116) Pittsburgh Post-Gazette first reported .
The first case of Turner's syndrome with familial translocation was reported in 1979 in a patient with a number of clinical signs of Turner's syndrome with karyotype 45,X,t(1;2) (q32;q21) [13].
Cardiovascular abnormalities in Turner's syndrome: what prevention.
Warburton, "The distribution of chromosomal genotypes associated with Turner's syndrome: livebirth prevalence rates and evidence for diminished fetal mortality and severity in genotypes associated with structural X abnormalities or mosaicism," Human Genetics, vol.
Karyotype of the products of conception post termination of the pregnancy revealed 45XQ karyotype consistent with diagnosis of Turner's syndrome.
Effects of estrogens on nonverbal processing speed and motor functions in girls with Turner's syndrome. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 83, pp.
Panorama detects trisomy 21 (Down syndrome), trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome), trisomy 13 (Patau syndrome), as well as sex chromosome abnormalities, including monosomy X (Turner's syndrome).