Waardenburg syndrome

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Etymology[edit]

Named after Dutch ophthalmologist Petrus Johannes Waardenburg (1886–1979), who described the syndrome in detail in 1951.

Noun[edit]

Waardenburg syndrome

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  1. (medicine) A rare genetic disorder most often characterized by varying degrees of deafness, minor defects in structures arising from the neural crest, and pigmentation anomalies.

Synonyms[edit]

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