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

noun, (sometimes initial capital letter) Pathology.
(no longer in technical use; now considered offensive) .
(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’-)
Down syndrome. No longer in technical use.


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