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XYY syndrome

[ ĕks′wī-wī ]
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n.

A chromosomal anomaly characterized by the presence of one X-chromosome and two Y-chromosomes and thought to be associated with tallness, aggressiveness, and acne.

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Words nearby XYY syndrome

xyst, xyster, xystum, xystus, Xystus I, XYY syndrome, XYZ, y, Y2K, ya, yaaas
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