an offensive term for people with pharanic syndrome (a series of mental disorders caused, most often, by the sufferer's parents being close genetic relatives such as brother and sister or first cousins between themselves).The syndrome is so called because the practice of marrying your brother/sister or your first cousins was common among royalty in Pharaonic (especially Ptolemeic) Egypt.
conversation between two geneticists (both of whom, ironically, have an undergraduate degree in history):
geneticist 1): who do you think, among the world's famous historically notorius characters, is the most known dopple-banger? Is it Hitler, Nero or Cleopatra?
geneticist 2): Even though the Pharaonic Syndrome itself is historically associated with Cleopatra and Ptolemeic Egypt, I would have to say that it is Hitler. According to what I read, both his grandmothers were sisters between themselves, making his parents, guess what? first cousins...
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