autosomal dominant disorder
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|Noun||1.||autosomal dominant disorder - a disease caused by a dominant mutant gene on an autosome|
congenital disease, genetic abnormality, genetic defect, genetic disease, genetic disorder, hereditary condition, hereditary disease, inherited disease, inherited disorder - a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically
Huntington's chorea, Huntington's disease - hereditary disease; develops in adulthood and ends in dementia
malignant hyperthermia - hereditary condition in which certain anesthetics (e.g., halothane) cause high body temperatures and muscle rigidity
Marfan's syndrome - an autosomal dominant disease characterized by elongated bones (especially of limbs and digits) and abnormalities of the eyes and circulatory system
neurofibromatosis, von Recklinghausen's disease - autosomal dominant disease characterized by numerous neurofibromas and by spots on the skin and often by developmental abnormalities
osteogenesis imperfecta - autosomal dominant disorder of connective tissue characterized by brittle bones that fracture easily
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