DiGeorge syndrome


Di·​George syndrome də-ˈjȯrj- How to pronounce DiGeorge syndrome (audio)
variants also DiGeorge's syndrome
: a rare congenital disease that is characterized especially by absent or underdeveloped thymus and parathyroid glands, heart defects, immunodeficiency, hypocalcemia, and characteristic facial features (as wide-set eyes, small jaws, and low-set ears) and is typically caused by a deletion on the chromosome numbered 22

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“DiGeorge syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/DiGeorge%20syndrome. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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