Down's

noun, often attributive \ ˈdau̇nz \
variants: or less commonly Down

Definition of Down's

: down syndrome
  • a Down's patient

First Known Use of down's

1971

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Down's

noun \ ˈdau̇nz \
variants: or Down play \ˈdau̇n\

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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