Usher's syndrome

noun

Ush·​er's syndrome ˈəsh-ərz- How to pronounce Usher's syndrome (audio)
variants also Usher syndrome
: a genetic disease that is characterized by congenital deafness or progressive hearing loss during childhood and by retinitis pigmentosa and that is inherited chiefly as an autosomal recessive trait

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“Usher's syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Usher%27s%20syndrome. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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