Cockayne syndrome

(KAH-kayn SIN-drome)

A genetic condition characterized by short stature, premature aging, sensitivity to light, and possibly deafness and mental retardation.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "Cockayne syndrome"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "síndrome de Cockayne"

Afección genética caracterizada por estatura baja, envejecimiento prematuro, sensibilidad a la luz y, posiblemente, sordera y retraso mental.