\pɹə͡ʊd͡ʒˈɛɹi͡ə], \pɹəʊdʒˈɛɹiə], \p_ɹ_əʊ_dʒ_ˈɛ_ɹ_iə]\
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An abnormal congenital condition characterized by premature aging in children, where all the changes of cell senescence occur. It is manifested by premature greying; hair loss; hearing loss (DEAFNESS); cataracts (CATARACT); ARTHRITIS; OSTEOPOROSIS; DIABETES MELLITUS; atrophy of subcutaneous fat; skeletal hypoplasia; and accelerated ATHEROSCLEROSIS. Many affected individuals develop malignant tumors, especially SARCOMA.
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
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