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  1. FG syndrome(Noun)

    A rare genetic disorder linked to the X chromosome, causing physical anomalies and developmental delays, characterised by retardation, hyperactive behaviour, constipation, hypotonia, and a characteristic facial appearance.

  2. Origin: From the initials of the surnames of two sisters who had five sons with the syndrome.

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  1. FG syndrome

    FG syndrome is a rare genetic syndrome linked to the X chromosome and causing physical anomalies and developmental delays. First reported by Opitz and Kaveggia in 1974, its major clinical features include retardation, hyperactivity, hypotonia, and a characteristic facial appearance including macrocephaly.

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