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Down's Syndrome

genetic disorder causing developmental and intellectual delays, 1961, from J.L.H. Down (1828-1896), English physician; chosen as a less racist name for the condition than earlier mongolism.

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Definitions of Down's Syndrome from WordNet

Down's syndrome (n.)
a congenital disorder caused by having an extra 21st chromosome; results in a flat face and short stature and mental retardation;
Synonyms: mongolism / mongolianism / Down syndrome / trisomy "
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