Waardenburg syndrome

noun
Waar·​den·​burg syndrome | \ ˈvär-dᵊn-ˌbərg- How to pronounce Waardenburg syndrome (audio) \
variants: or Waardenburg's syndrome \ -​ˌbərgz-​ How to pronounce Waardenburg's syndrome (audio) \

Medical Definition of Waardenburg 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 3 Dec. 2020.

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