Down Syndrome

Science / Genetics / Down Syndrome: A type of mental deficiency due to trisomy (three copies) of autosome 21, a translocation of 21 or mosaicism.

Limit Up, Limit Down

Business / Finance / Limit Up, Limit Down: The maximum price change allowed for a commodity futures contract per trading day. MORE

Marfan Syndrome

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

Markdown

Business / Finance / Markdown: The amount subtracted from the selling price of securities when they are sold to a dealer in the OTC market. Also, the discounted price of municipal bonds after the market has shown little interest in MORE

Knockdown

Entertainment / Golf / Knockdown: (also 'knockdown shot, punch, punch shot, half shot') a shot played with less than a full swing, mainly to control distance, trajectory and spin 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

Klüver Bucy Syndrome

Science / Psychiatry / Klüver Bucy Syndrome: Placidity, hyperorality, hypersexuality, hyperphagia MORE

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