Down's

noun, often attributive
\ ˈdau̇nz How to pronounce Down's (audio) \
variants: or less commonly Down \ ˈdau̇n How to pronounce Down (audio) \

Definition of Down's

: down syndrome a Down's patient

First Known Use of Down's

1967, in the meaning defined above

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“Down's.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Down%27s. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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Down's

noun
\ ˈdau̇nz How to pronounce Down's (audio) \
variants: or Down \ ˈdau̇n How to pronounce Down (audio) \

Medical Definition of Down's

: down syndrome usually used before another noun… the chance that a woman of 30 years will have a Down baby are one in 1,000. — Paul Donohue, The Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Florida), 3 Oct. 2011

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