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Hurler syndrome

[ hur-ler sin drohm, -druhm ]
/ ˈhɜr lər ˌsɪn droʊm, -drəm /
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noun Pathology.
a congenital abnormality characterized chiefly by dwarfism, deformities of the head, trunk, and limbs, intellectual disability, and enlargement of the liver and spleen.
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Also Hurl·er's syn·drome [hur-lerz sin drohm, -druhm] /ˈhɜr lərz ˌsɪn droʊm, -drəm/ .

Origin of Hurler syndrome

First recorded in 1935–40; named after Gertrud Hurler, a German pediatrician who described the disorder in 1919

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