mongolism


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mongolism

[′mäŋ·gə‚liz·əm]
(medicine)
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As consequence, this terminology was suppressed in publications of the World Health Organization (WHO), after 1965, prevailing then the denomination of Down syndrome, although the term mongolism is still used in daily conversation (SILVA; DESSEN, 2002).