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Kartagener's syndrome [kahr-tag´ĕ-nerz]
a hereditary syndrome consisting of dextrocardia, bronchiectasis, and sinusitis.
Kartagener's syndrome The combination of congenital malfunction of the brush borders of the respiratory hair cells (cilia) with BRONCHIECTASIS, SINUSITIS and reversal (transposition) of the internal organs of the body. (Manes Kartagener, Swiss physician, b. 1897)