NOONAN

a inherited disorder which consists of the skeleton, gonads, heart, and skin and is rendered as an autosomal dominant trait. Impacted persons frequently have short stature, cardiovascular impairments, and deafness. Intellectual growth ranges: Some have above average intellect, most have mild to moderate cognitive impairment, and a few have significant retardation. Male patients are rarely fertile. Commonly referred to as familial Turner syndrome.

NOONAN: "Noonan's Syndrome had been passed down in Michael's family for three generations now."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NOONAN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/noonans-syndrome/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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