Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (Aids)

Science / Biology / Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (Aids): A collection of disorders that develop as a result of infection by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which attacks helper T cells, crippling the immune system and greatly reducing the bodys ability to fight infection; results in premature death brought about by various diseases that overwhelm the compromised immune system.

Marfan Syndrome

Science / Genetics / Marfan Syndrome: Autosomal dominant condition of connective tissue: affects the skeletal, ocular and cardiovascular systems. MORE

Klinefelters Syndrome

Science / Psychiatry / Klinefelters Syndrome: Chromosomal defect in males in which there is an extra X chromosome; manifestations may include underdeveloped testes, physical feminization, sterility, and mental retardation. MORE

Noonan Syndrome

Science / Genetics / Noonan Syndrome: A condition characterized by short stature and ovarian or testicular dysfunction, mental deficiency, and lesions of the heart. MORE

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