Definitions for "TURNER SYNDROME"
clinical manifestation that results in human females with the karyotype 45,X (monosomy X). Usually consists of underdeveloped female secondary sex characteristics and sterility.
A genetic defect wherein females are born lacking an X chromosome, resulting in the failure to develop ovaries.
a human clinical syndrome resulting from monosomy for the X chromosome in the female, which gives a 45, XO chromosome set for the female. These females fail to develop secondary sex characteristics and usually are short, infertile and mentally deficient.