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Petrus Johannes, Dutch ophthalmologist, 1886-1979. See: Waardenburg syndrome.
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One cannot deny the very perceptive and judicious assessment of Christian-Muslim dialogue made by Waardenburg: "Present day Christian-Muslim dialogues are in the first place a social and cultural rather than a religious phenomenon, even if they are also the product of religious motivations." (4) Nonetheless, many formal dialogues are moving more toward discussing each other's scriptures and other classical theological and spiritual resources.
In this two-volume sequel to Jacques Waardenburg's 1973 study of classical approaches and Frank Whaling's 1983-1985 study of contemporary approaches, they complete the survey of the study of religion during the 20th century by focusing on developments characteristic of the final two decades.
Both questions raise epistemological issues that Jacques Waardenburg has begun to explore in terms of the relationship been Islamic studies and the history of religion.
The first part of the volume examines the growth of Islamic Studies in Germany, France, Great Britain, the Netherlands, and Russia, with essays from Jacques Waardenburg (two), Mohammed Arkoun, C.
These syndromes include Waardenburg, Alport, Treacher Collins and Crouzan syndromes.
Waardenburg's syndrome patients have mutations in the human homologue of the Pax-3 paired box gene.
One such disorder is Waardenburg's syndrome, a pigmentation and hearing disorder linked to mutations in the [HuP2 gene (SN: 5/2/92, p.296).
Scientists supported by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) are on the forefront of research on the molecular bases of hearing and deafness, continuing to explore the genetics of hearing loss in a variety of disorders, including Waardenburg syndrome, Usher syndrome, nonsyndromic hereditary deafness, otosclerosis, adult-onset hearing loss and presbycusis and the hereditary predisposition to noise- induced hearing loss and otitis media.
INTRODUCTION: Waardenburg syndrome is a bunch of hereditary conditions characterized by lateral displacement of the medial canthi combined with dystopia of lacrimal puncta and blepharophimosis, prominent broad nasal root, hypertrichosies of medial part of the eyebrows, white forelock, heterochromia iridis and deaf mutism.
The themes are addressed in sequence by these pairs of scholars: Jacques Waardenburg, Switzerland, and Mahmut Aydin, Turkey; Muhammad Kalisch, Germany, and Alon Goshen-Gottstein, Israel; Ataullah Siddiqui, U.K., and Martin Bauschke, Germany; Asghar Ali Engineer, India, and Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad, U.K.; and Majid Tehranian, U.S.A., and Alexander Berzin, Germany.
Etiology of hearing loss in 86 patients Etiology n (%) Unknown cause (progressive) 25 (29.1) Unknown cause (congenital) 18 (20.9) Meningitis 14 (16.3) Heredity 4 (4.7) Immune system disorder 4 (4.7) Ototoxicity 4 (4.7) Mondini's malformation 3 (3.5) Otosclerosis 3 (3.5) Idiopathic cause (sudden) 2 (2.3) Excessive noise 2 (2.3) Electrocution 1 (1.2) Kawasaki's disease 1 (1.2) Measles 1 (1.2) Meniere's disease 1 (1.2) Trauma 1 (1.2) Usher's syndrome 1 (1.2) Waardenburg's syndrome 1 (1.2)