monogenic disease

noun
an inherited disease controlled by a single pair of genes
Syn: ↑monogenic disorder
Hypernyms:
Hyponyms:
severe combined immunodeficiency, ↑severe combined immunodeficiency disease, ↑SCID, ↑cystic fibrosis, ↑CF, ↑fibrocystic disease of the pancreas, ↑pancreatic fibrosis, ↑mucoviscidosis, ↑Gaucher's disease, ↑Huntington's chorea, ↑Huntington's disease, ↑Hurler's syndrome, ↑Hurler's disease, ↑gargoylism, ↑dysostosis multiplex, ↑lipochondrodystrophy, ↑neurofibromatosis, ↑von Recklinghausen's disease, ↑sickle-cell anemia, ↑sickle-cell anaemia, ↑sickle-cell disease, ↑crescent-cell anemia, ↑crescent-cell anaemia, ↑drepanocytic anemia, ↑drepanocytic anaemia, ↑Tay-Sachs disease, ↑Tay-Sachs, ↑Sachs disease, ↑infantile amaurotic idiocy, ↑thalassemia, ↑thalassaemia, ↑Mediterranean anemia, ↑Mediterranean anaemia, ↑familial hypercholesterolemia

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