acronym for brittle hair, impaired intelligence, decreased fertility, and short stature; the brittle hair may be due to an inherited deficiency of a high-sulfur protein; autosomal recessive inheritance.
BIDS syndromeAn acronym for an autosomal recessive genodermatosis (MIM:234050) defined by its characteristic disorders:
▪ Brittle hair;
▪ Intellectual impairment;
▪ Decreased fertility;
▪ Short stature.