Turner syndrome

A particular disease, caused usually by monosomy of a sex chromosome, and causing sterility and other problems.

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  • Turner syndrome — or Ullrich Turner syndrome encompasses several conditions, of which monosomy X is the most common. It is a chromosomal disorder affecting females in which all or part of one of the X chromosomes is absent. Occurring in 1 out of every 2500 girls,… …   Wikipedia

  • Turner syndrome — Turner syndrome. См. сексогенная карликовость. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Turner syndrome — A genetic disorder affecting only females, in which the patient has one X chromosome in some or all cells; or has two X chromosomes but one is damaged. Signs include short stature, delayed growth of the skeleton, shortened fourth and fifth… …   Medical dictionary

  • Turner syndrome — /ˈtɜnə sɪndroʊm/ (say ternuh sindrohm) noun a syndrome caused by a genetic abnormality, that is, a missing or incomplete X chromosome, producing a girl who is shorter than normal and who has abnormal sexual characteristics. {named for Dr Henry… …   Australian English dictionary

  • turner syndrome — noun see turner s syndrome …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turner syndrome — n. (Medicine) XO syndrome, genetic syndrome in females caused by the absence of an X chromosome that causes infertility …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Turner syndrome — Chromosomal disorder (from the presence of only one sex chromosome, X, in all or some of the body s cells) that causes abnormal sexual development in females. The syndrome may include absent or undeveloped ovaries, underdeveloped secondary sex… …   Universalium

  • Turner syndrome — female genitalia and internal ducts exist, but there are crude ovaries; broad chest; short stature and neck …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Turner syndrome male — Noonan s …   Medical dictionary

  • Parsonage-Turner syndrome — Classification and external resources The right brachial plexus with its short branches, viewed from in front. ICD 10 G …   Wikipedia

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