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Meaning of HEREDITARY DISEASE

Pronunciation:  hu'redi`teree di'zeez

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically
 
 Synonyms: congenital disease, genetic abnormality, genetic defect, genetic disease, genetic disorder, hereditary condition, inherited disease, inherited disorder
 
 See Also: abetalipoproteinemia, achondroplasia, achondroplasty, Albers-Schonberg disease, autosomal dominant disease, autosomal dominant disorder, autosomal recessive defect, autosomal recessive disease, branched chain ketoaciduria, chondrodystrophy, congenital afibrinogenemia, congenital megacolon, congenital pancytopenia, disease, dwarfism, dystrophy, Fanconi's anaemia, Fanconi's anemia, hepatolenticular degeneration, Hirschsprung's disease, hyperbetalipoproteinemia, ichthyosis, inborn error of metabolism, juvenile amaurotic idiocy, lactase deficiency, lactose intolerance, maple syrup urine disease, marble bones disease, McArdle's disease, milk intolerance, monogenic disease, monogenic disorder, mucopolysaccharidosis, muscular dystrophy, nanism, nevoid elephantiasis, oligodactyly, oligodontia, osteopetrosis, osteosclerosis congenita, otosclerosis, pachyderma, polygenic disease, polygenic disorder, porphyria, Spielmeyer-Vogt disease, Wilson's disease

 

 

 

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