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Hunter's syndrome

noun
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Hunter syndrome

\ˈhən-tər(z)-\play

Medical Definition of Hunter's syndrome

  1. :  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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