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)
: 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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“Kartagener's syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Kartagener%27s%20syndrome. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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