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Hunter's syndrome

noun
variants: or Hunter syndrome play \ˈhən-tər(z)-\

medical Definition of Hunter's syndrome

: a mucopolysaccharidosis that is similar to Hurler syndrome but is inherited as a sex-linked recessive trait and has milder symptoms

Biographical Note for hunter's syndrome

  • Hunter, Charles (1873–1955), Canadian physician. Hunter published his original report on Hunter's syndrome in 1917, basing his findings on case histories of two boys.

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