XXXY SYNDROME

a fairly uncommon chromosomal disorder wherein the young inherits the full complement of both female and male sex chromosomes. Inflicted people have a normal...

XANTHOMATOSIS

any of many disorders marked by a collection of too much extra lipids within the body because of a metabolic disruption. This leads to...

XXYY SYNDROME

a chromosomal disorder wherein a boy is born with a double complement of the normal XY chromosome pair. Skeletal deformations, abnormal genitalia, and cognitive...

X-AXIS

noun. the horizontal axis on a graph.

XYLENE

noun. a volatile solvent which, whenever continually breathed in, can elicit kidney failure and death.

XENO- (XEN-)

combining form: unique, unusual, or foreign.

XYY SYNDROME

a chromosomal anomaly found in 1961 and correlated to males who demonstrated aggressive or violent behavior in criminal facilities. It was initially presumed that...

XENOGLOSSOPHILIA

a propensity to utilize unknown or foreign terms, especially in an ostentatious manner.

XYZ SYSTEM

a theoretical system for ascertaining colors with regard to three abstract primary colors, X, Y, and Z.

XENOGLOSSY

with regard to parapsychology, the ostensible capacity of an individual to talk or write in a language which is completely unrecognized by them.

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