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Waar·den·burg's syndrome

n :  a highly variable genetic disorder inherited as an autosomal dominant trait and accompanied by all, any, or none of deafness, a white forelock, widely spaced eyes, and heterochromia of the irises
Waar•den•burg, Petrus Johannes (1886-1979),
Dutch ophthalmologist. Waardenburg published his description of Waardenburg's syndrome in 1951. The same syndrome had been reported on by J. van der Hoeve in 1916 and D. Klein in 1950.

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