Klinefelter's syndrome


noun Pathology.

an abnormal condition in which at least one extra X chromosome is present in a male: characterized by reduced or absent sperm production, small testicles, and in some cases enlarged breasts.

Origin of Klinefelter's syndrome

named after Harry Fitch Klinefelter (born 1912), U.S. physician, co-author of a description of the syndrome
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klinefelter's syndrome in Medicine

Klinefelter's syndrome



A chromosomal anomaly in males characterized by the presence of two X-chromosomes and one Y-chromosome, causing reduced testicular size, seminiferous tubule dysgenesis, and infertility.XXY syndrome
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