[ kən-jĕn′ĭ-tə ]
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A genetic disorder marked by nail dystrophy, oral leukoplakia, pigmentation of the cellular connective tissue of the skin, and anemia progressing to pancytopenia.
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Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?
First appeared around 1750, and is related to the French word “braguette” for the name of codpiece armor.
First appeared in 1610, based on the French word “baguette” for the long loaf of bread.
First appeared in 1555, and is related to the French word “raquette” for a netted bat.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Words nearby dyskeratosis congenita
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Example sentences from the Web for dyskeratosis congenita
Congenita esse potest, et tunc plerumque desunt omnia organa generativa.
Anorchismus seu absentia testiculorum bilateralis et congenita, idem efficit ac castratio.
"Inversione congenita dell'istinto sessuale in una donna," L'Anomalo, February, 1889.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis