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Downs syndrome

Name: Downs syndrome
Description: A disorder caused by the presence of all or part of an extra 21st chromosome, characterized by structural abnormalities throughout the body. Often Down syndrome is associated with some impairment of cognitive ability and physical growth as well as facial appearance. (Adapted from Wikipedia)
Synonym(s): Down syndrome, Trisomy 21, Down's syndrome
Super-category: Mental retardation disorder
*Id: nlx_dys_20090502
Related to: Trisomy
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  • Definition: A disorder caused by the presence of all or part of an extra 21st chromosome, characterized by structural abnormalities throughout the body. Often Down syndrome is associated with some impairment of cognitive ability and physical growth as well as facial appearance. (Adapted from Wikipedia)

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CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionA disorder caused by the presence of all o A disorder caused by the presence of all or part of an extra 21st chromosome, characterized by structural abnormalities throughout the body. Often Down syndrome is associated with some impairment of cognitive ability and physical growth as well as facial appearance. (Adapted from Wikipedia) acial appearance. (Adapted from Wikipedia)
Idnlx_dys_20090502  +
LabelDowns syndrome  +
ModifiedDate28 October 2011  +
RelatedToTrisomy  +
SuperCategoryMental retardation disorder  +
SynonymDown syndrome  +, Trisomy 21  +, and Down's syndrome  +