regular dictionary deffinition:
main entry: turner’s syndrome
pr-nunciation: trnr(z)-; tn(z)-, tin-
variant(s): or turner syndrome
usage: usually capitalized t
etymology: after henry herbert turner died 1970 american physician
: a genetically determined condition that is typically -ssociated 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
variant(s): or tur·ner syndrome \-nr-\
: a genetically determined condition that is typically -ssociated 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”
2 more definitions
turner syndrome … symptoms are much the same as those of the everyday cold … watery eyes, drippy nose, sore throat, congestion. the name refers to the pitch of one’s voice, which sounds extremely deep and husky, much like kathleen turner, an actress who may be known from movies in the 1980s or from television in the 1990s, in which she played chandler bing’s mo/father on friends.”
(not to be confused with the much more serious and real ullrich-turner syndrome.)
dude, is that a guy or what?
no, idiot, her voice sounds like that ’cause she has turner syndrome.
when sum1 does not go through p-b-rty
jason turner has tuner syndrome
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