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Klinefelter syndrome


Testosterone given around the age of puberty can help Klinefelter syndrome boys to develop a more normal body.
  a genetic defect in which a male has an extra X chromosome; may go unrecognized or may be characterized by small testes, female body characteristics, reduced sperm production, and mental retardation
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Klinefelter syndrome Klinefelter’s syndrome
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  • Testosterone given around the age of puberty can help Klinefelter syndrome boys to develop a more normal body.
  • Researchers worldwide would soon begin identifying chromosomal disorders, discovering that patients with Down syndrome had an extra chromosome number 21, patients with Klinefelter syndrome had an extra sex chromosome, and those with Turner syndrome lacked all or part of one.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Klinefelter syndrome [9] , syndrome [3] , Down syndrome [8] , carpal tunnel syndrome [9] , hemophilia [7] , Down syndrome [8] , muscular dystrophy [8] , sickle-cell anemia [8] , cystic fibrosis [9]
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