HyperDic: xxy-syndrome

English > 1 sense of the word XXY-syndrome:
NOUNstateXXY-syndrome, Klinefelter's syndrome, Klinefelter syndromesyndrome in males that is characterized by small testes and long legs and enlarged breasts and reduced sperm production and mental retardation
English > XXY-syndrome: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningSyndrome in males that is characterized by small testes and long legs and enlarged breasts and reduced sperm production and mental retardation; a genetic defect in which an extra X chromosome (XXY) is present in the male.
SynonymsKlinefelter's syndrome, Klinefelter syndrome
BroadersyndromeA pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
CatalanSíndrome de Klinefelter

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