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Meaning of Marfan syndrome

Mar'fan syn"drome

Pronunciation: (mär'fan, mär-fan'), [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. a hereditary disorder characterized by abnormally elongated bones, esp. in the extremities, hypermotility of the joints, and circulatory and eye abnormalities.
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