Williams syndrome
noun Etymology: J. C. P. Williams b1922 New Zealand physician Date: 1981 a rare genetic disorder marked especially by hypercalcemia of infants, heart defects, characteristic facial abnormalities, and mild to moderate mental retardation but a high verbal aptitude

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  • Williams syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = Williams syndrome Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|Q|93|8|q|90 ICD9 = ICD9|758.9 ICDO = OMIM = 194050 MedlinePlus = 001116 eMedicineSubj = ped eMedicineTopic = 2439 MeshID = D018980 Williams syndrome (WS; also Williams… …   Wikipedia

  • Williams syndrome — Wil·liams syndrome wil yəmz n a rare genetic disorder characterized esp. by hypercalcemia of infants, heart defects (as supravalvular aortic stenosis), characteristic facial features (as an upturned nose, long philtrum, wide mouth, full lips, and …   Medical dictionary

  • Williams syndrome — noun a rare congenital disorder associated with deletion of genetic material in chromosome 7; characterized by mental deficiency and some growth deficiency and elfin faces but an overly social personality and a remarkable gift for vocabulary •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Williams syndrome — a hereditary condition, caused by a defect (a deletion) in chromosome 7, marked by a characteristic ‘elfin’ facial appearance (including large eyes, a wide mouth, and small chin), hypercalcaemia, short stature, mental retardation, and aortic… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Williams syndrome — /ˈwɪljəmz sɪndroʊm/ (say wilyuhmz sindrohm) noun a rare genetic disorder characterised by an elfin facial shape, mild intellectual disability, and a high level of verbal skills and sociability. {first dentified in 1961 by NZ cardiologist, JCP… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Zori Stalker Williams syndrome — is a rare syndrome associated with a range of diseases and symptoms such as Pectus excavatum, macrocephaly and dysplastic nails, familial short stature, developmental delay and distinctive facies. [RareDiseases|374|Zori Stalker Williams syndrome] …   Wikipedia

  • Syndrome de Williams — Classification et ressources externes CIM 10 Q93.8 CIM 9 758.9 OMIM …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Syndrome de Williams-Beuren — Syndrome de Williams Syndrome de Williams Autre nom Syndrome de Williams Beuren Référence MIM …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Syndrome de Williams Beuren — Syndrome de Williams Syndrome de Williams Autre nom Syndrome de Williams Beuren Référence MIM …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Syndrome de williams — Autre nom Syndrome de Williams Beuren Référence MIM …   Wikipédia en Français

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