1 definition by William Phallangie

Top Definition
Regular Dictionary Deffinition:
Main Entry: Turner's Syndrome
Pronunciation: trnr(z)-; tn(z)-, tin-
Variant(s): or turner syndrome
Function: noun
Usage: usually capitalized T
Etymology: after Henry Herbert Turner died 1970 American physician
: a genetically determined condition that is typically associated with the presence of only one complete X chromosome and no Y chromosome and with characteristics including a female phenotype underdeveloped, and usually infertile ovaries, absence of menstrual onset, short stature, excess skin about the neck, aortic coarctation, and a low hairline on the back of the neck.

Medical Dictionary Deffinition:
Main Entry: Tur·ner's syndrome
Pronunciation: tr-nrz-
Variant(s): or Tur·ner syndrome \-nr-\
Function: noun
: a genetically determined condition that is typically associated with the presence of only one complete X chromosome and no Y chromosome and with characteristics including a female phenotype, underdeveloped and usually infertile ovaries, absence of menstrual onset, short stature, excess skin about the neck, cubitus valgus, aortic coarctation, and a low hairline on the back of the neck
(Turner, Henry Hubert (1892-1970), American endocrinologist). Turner practiced internal medicine privately and served as a consulting endocrinologist and chief of a metabolic clinic at a university hospital in Oklahoma. He described Turner's syndrome in 1938.
"congratulations Mrs. Darby, your child was born with Turner Syndrome"
by William Phallangie January 20, 2006

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