nonsyndromic deafness


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Related to nonsyndromic deafness: autosomal recessive hearing loss

nonsyndromic deafness

Any form of hereditary hearing impairment caused by one of many genetic mutations, e.g., in somatic, mitochondrial, or X-linked genes.
See also: deafness
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The Costa Rican gene wasn't actually the first nonsyndromic deafness gene isolated.
Another lesson hearing researchers have learned is that syndromic and nonsyndromic deafness can represent two sides of the same coin.