Mongolism



[mong-guh-liz-uh m, mon-] /ˈmɒŋ gəˌlɪz əm, ˈmɒn-/

noun, (sometimes initial capital letter) Pathology.
1.
(no longer in technical use; now considered offensive) .
/ˈmɒŋɡəˌlɪzəm/
noun
1.
(pathol) a formerly used and now highly offensive name for Down’s syndrome

mongolism mon·gol·ism or Mon·gol·ism (mŏng’gə-lĭz’əm, mŏn’-)
n.
Down syndrome. No longer in technical use.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Mongoloid

    [mong-guh-loid, mon-] /ˈmɒŋ gəˌlɔɪd, ˈmɒn-/ adjective 1. resembling the . 2. Anthropology. (no longer in technical use) of, relating to, or characteristic of one of the traditional racial divisions of humankind, marked by prominent cheekbones, epicanthic folds about the eyes, and straight black hair, and including the Mongols, Manchus, Chinese, Koreans, Japanese, Annamese, Siamese, Burmese, […]

  • Mongols

    [mong-guh l, -gohl, mon-] /ˈmɒŋ gəl, -goʊl, ˈmɒn-/ noun 1. a member of a pastoral people now living chiefly in Mongolia. 2. a person having characteristics. 3. any language. 4. (often lowercase) Pathology. (no longer in technical use; now considered offensive) a person affected with Down syndrome; . adjective 5. . /ˈmɒŋɡəl/ noun 1. a […]



  • Mongoose

    [mong-goos, mon-] /ˈmɒŋˌgus, ˈmɒn-/ noun, plural mongooses. 1. a slender, ferretlike carnivore, Herpestes edwardsi, of India, that feeds on rodents, birds, and eggs, noted especially for its ability to kill cobras and other venomous snakes. 2. any of several other animals of this genus or related genera. /ˈmɒŋˌɡuːs/ noun (pl) -gooses 1. any small predatory […]

  • Mongrel

    [muhng-gruh l, mong-] /ˈmʌŋ grəl, ˈmɒŋ-/ noun 1. a dog of mixed or indeterminate breed. 2. any animal or plant resulting from the crossing of different breeds or varieties. 3. any cross between different things, especially if inharmonious or indiscriminate. adjective 4. of mixed breed, nature, or origin; of or like a mongrel. /ˈmʌŋɡrəl/ noun […]



Disclaimer: Mongolism definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.