Translation of Down syndrome in Spanish:

Down syndrome

síndrome de Down, n.

(Down's syndrome)

noun

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    síndrome de Down masculine
    mongolismo masculine dated offensive
    (child) (before noun) afectado por el síndrome de Down
    (child) (before noun) mongólico dated offensive
    • In these analyses children with pre-existing conditions, such as Down's syndrome or cerebral palsy, were excluded.
    • Women over 35 are more likely to have a child with a chromosomal abnormality, such as Down's syndrome.
    • Several teeth may be absent in disorders such as Down's syndrome and ectodermal dysplasia.
    • It is known that head injury is a risk factor, and also that Alzheimer's disease often affects people with Down's syndrome.
    • This latest research shows that there is an even higher risk of ‘chromosomal abnormalities’ such as Down's syndrome.
    • This is an accurate way of finding out whether the baby has a number of genetic or inherited disorders, such as Down's syndrome or cystic fibrosis.
    • There are a number of similarities in the brains of individuals with Down's syndrome and Alzheimer disease.
    • Cells from the baby found in the fluid are tested for chromosomal abnormalities such as Down's syndrome.
    • For example, people who have severe genetic disorders or handicaps like Down's syndrome or Siamese twins are kept alive.
    • In Down's syndrome, an extra copy of chromosome number 21 is included when the sperm and the egg come together to form the embryo.
    • For that reason society offers testing for Down's syndrome, haemophilia, cystic fibrosis, and a range of other genetic conditions.
    • When women take the decision to end a pregnancy affected by Down's syndrome or spina bifida they are making a personal or individual choice.
    • We have used a video of women describing their experiences when undergoing screening for Down's syndrome and open neural tube defects in pregnancy.
    • Congenital heart disease is common in Down's syndrome, occurring in about 40% of individuals.
    • For example, the presence of an extra twenty-third chromosome causes Down's syndrome.
    • This is the same chromosome of which an extra copy is present in every body cell of people with Down's syndrome.
    • Ultrasound scanning is combined with a number of blood tests spread over a few weeks to look for conditions such as spina bifida and Down's syndrome.
    • Some women aged over 35 years opted directly for amniocentesis, and in others an abnormal scan result led to the diagnosis of Down's syndrome.
    • It is probably unlawful to place lower priority on children with Down's syndrome and other disabilities who need heart transplants.
    • Sex chromosome anomalies as a group are as common as Down's syndrome, but most affected individuals are never identified