Medical Dictionary

Hunter's syndrome

variants: or

Hunter syndrome


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




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

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Hunter's syndrome? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).