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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A rare abnormality marked by premature aging (grey hair and wrinkled skin and stooped posture) in a child.

Usage examples (40)
  • They don't become tall in the most common form of progeria, which is Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome.
  • There currently are no treatments for progeria, which is estimated to affect about one child in 4 million.
  • As newborns, children with progeria usually appear normal.
  • If the Greys have progeria, can all Greys control their disease? for more
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