Klinefelter's syndrome

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Kline·​fel·​ter's syndrome | \ ˈklīn-ˌfel-tərz- How to pronounce Klinefelter's syndrome (audio) \

Definition of Klinefelter's syndrome

: an abnormal condition in a male characterized by usually two X and one Y chromosomes, infertility, smallness of the testicles, sparse facial and body hair, and enlarged breasts

called also Klinefelter syndrome

First Known Use of Klinefelter's syndrome

1950, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Klinefelter's syndrome

Harry F. Klinefelter †1990 American physician

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Klinefelter's syndrome

noun
Kline·​fel·​ter's syndrome | \ ˈklīn-ˌfel-tərz- How to pronounce Klinefelter's syndrome (audio) \
variants: also Klinefelter syndrome \ -​tər-​ How to pronounce Klinefelter syndrome (audio) \

Medical Definition of Klinefelter's syndrome

: an abnormal condition in a male characterized by two X chromosomes and one Y chromosome, infertility, smallness of the testes, sparse facial and body hair, and gynecomastia

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