Kartagener's syndrome

noun
Kar·​ta·​ge·​ner's syndrome | \ kär-ˈtä-gə-nərz- How to pronounce Kartagener's syndrome (audio) , ˌkär-tə-ˈgā-nərz- How to pronounce Kartagener's syndrome (audio) \

Medical Definition of Kartagener's syndrome

: an abnormal condition inherited as an autosomal recessive trait and characterized by situs inversus, abnormalities in the protein structure of cilia, and chronic bronchiectasis and sinusitis

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