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Meaning of MONGOLISM

Pronunciation:  'mângu`lizum

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[n]  a congenital disorder caused by having an extra 21st chromosome; results in a flat face and short stature and mental retardation

MONGOLISM is a 9 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: Down syndrome, Down's syndrome, mongolianism, trisomy 21
 See Also: backwardness, birth defect, congenital abnormality, congenital anomaly, congenital defect, congenital disorder, mental retardation, retardation, slowness, subnormality, trisomy



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 Related Terms: achromatic vision, albinism, amentia, arrested development, backwardness, blithering idiocy, Christmas disease, color blindness, cretinism, cystic fibrosis, dichromatic vision, dysautonomia, half-wittedness, Hartnup disease, hemophilia, ichthyosis, idiocy, idiotism, imbecility, infantilism, insanity, mental defectiveness, mental deficiency, mental handicap, mental retardation, mongolianism, mongoloid idiocy, moronism, moronity, mucoviscidosis, muscular dystrophy, pancreatic fibrosis, profound idiocy, retardation, retardment, sickle-cell anemia, simplemindedness, simpleness, simple-wittedness, simplicity, subnormality, thalassemia, Werdnig-Hoffmann disease