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Meaning of MONOGENIC DISORDER

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  an inherited disease controlled by a single pair of genes
 
 Synonyms: monogenic disease
 
 See Also: ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, CF, congenital disease, crescent-cell anaemia, crescent-cell anemia, cystic fibrosis, drepanocytic anaemia, drepanocytic anemia, dysostosis multiplex, familial hypercholesterolemia, fibrocystic disease of the pancreas, gargoylism, Gaucher's disease, genetic abnormality, genetic defect, genetic disease, genetic disorder, hereditary condition, hereditary disease, Huntington's chorea, Huntington's disease, Hurler's disease, Hurler's syndrome, infantile amaurotic idiocy, inherited disease, inherited disorder, lipochondrodystrophy, Lou Gehrig's disease, Mediterranean anaemia, Mediterranean anemia, mucoviscidosis, neurofibromatosis, pancreatic fibrosis, Sachs disease, SCID, severe combined immunodeficiency, severe combined immunodeficiency disease, sickle-cell anaemia, sickle-cell anemia, sickle-cell disease, Tay-Sachs, Tay-Sachs disease, thalassaemia, thalassemia, von Recklinghausen's disease

 

 

Glossary
 
 Definition: A disorder caused by mutation of a single gene.
 

 

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