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Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome

How to pronounce:
daʊn ˈsɪndrəʊm

Down Syndrome

Down syndrome (DS or DNS), also known as trisomy 21, is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of a third copy of chromosome 21. It is usually associated with physical growth delays, mild to moderate intellectual disability, and characteristic facial features.

Arabic Translation:
متلازمة داون