Marfan's syndrome
noun see Marfan syndrome

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Marfan's syndrome — [ mα:faMarfan s syndromez] noun Medicine a hereditary disorder of the connective tissue, resulting in abnormally long and thin digits and also frequently in optical and cardiovascular defects. Origin 1930s: named after the French paediatrician… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Marfan's syndrome — an inherited disorder of connective tissue characterized by excessive tallness, abnormally long and slender fingers and toes (arachnodactyly), heart defects, and partial dislocation of the lenses of the eyes. B. J. A. Marfan (1858 1942), French… …   Medical dictionary

  • Marfan's syndrome — an inherited disorder of connective tissue characterized by excessive tallness, abnormally long and slender fingers and toes (arachnodactyly), heart defects, and partial dislocation of the lenses of the eyes [J. A. Marfan (1858–1942), French… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Marfan's syndrome — noun an autosomal dominant disease characterized by elongated bones (especially of limbs and digits) and abnormalities of the eyes and circulatory system • Hypernyms: ↑autosomal dominant disease, ↑autosomal dominant disorder …   Useful english dictionary

  • Синдром Марфана (Marfan'S Syndrome) — наследственное заболевание, поражающее соединительную ткань. Основными его проявлениями являются очень высокий рост, аномально длинные и тонкие пальцы кистей и стоп (арахнодактилия (arachnodactyly)), пороки сердца и частичное смещение хрусталиков …   Медицинские термины

  • Sjögren's syndrome — Classification and external resources Histopathologic image of focal lymphoid infiltration in the minor salivary gland associated with Sjögren s syndrome. Lip biopsy. H E stain. ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

  • Mar|fan's syndrome — «MAHR fahnz», a congenital and hereditary condition characterized by abnormal length and slenderness of the arms, legs, fingers, and toes. ╂[< Bernard Jean Marfan, 1858 1942, a French pediatrician, who first recognized the syndrome] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Marfan syndrome — Marfan redirects here. For the person after whom the syndrome is named, see Antoine Marfan. Marfan syndrome Classification and external resources Micrograph demonstrating myxomatous degeneration of the aorti …   Wikipedia

  • Syndrome de Marfan — Référence MIM 154700 Transmission Dominante Chromosome 15q21 Gène FBN1 Mutation Ponctuelle …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Syndrome de marfan — Autre nom {{{Autre nom}}} Référence MIM 1 …   Wikipédia en Français

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