Waardenburg syndrome


Waar·​den·​burg syndrome ˈvär-dᵊn-ˌbərg- How to pronounce Waardenburg syndrome (audio)
variants or Waardenburg's syndrome
: a highly variable genetic disorder inherited as an autosomal dominant trait and marked especially by hearing loss, white hair, and especially a white forelock, widely spaced eyes, and heterochromia of the irises

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“Waardenburg syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Waardenburg%20syndrome. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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