[mong-guh-liz-uh m, mon-]
- (no longer in technical use; now considered offensive) Down syndrome.
Origin of mongolism
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Examples from the Web for mongolism
No, in this creation of a "better" it is tainted with Mongolism.
They have not built on sand, but in the air; they have wrestled with Mongolism, stormed the Mongolian heaven, Tien.
- pathol a formerly used and now highly offensive name for Down's syndrome
See at Down's syndrome
- Down syndrome. No longer in technical use.