Waardenburg syndrome

[ wôrdn-bûrg′, vär- ]

n.

An inherited syndrome marked by displacement of the medial canthi and lacrimal puncta, a broad nasal bridge, multicolored or hyperpigmented irises, cochlear deafness, and a white forelock.


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