Kallmann syndrome

Kallmann syndrome
Kall·mann syndrome 'kȯl-mən- or Kall·mann's syndrome -mən(z)- n a hereditary condition marked by hypogonadism caused by a deficiency of gonadotropins and anosmia caused by failure of the olfactory lobes to develop
Kallmann Franz Josef (1897-1965)
American geneticist and psychiatrist. Kallmann held positions as a professor of psychiatry at Columbia University and as chief psychiatrist at a state psychiatric institute in New York. He was best known for demonstrating how hereditary factors could play a major role in the development of psychoses. In 1952 he produced an important study that investigated the role of heredity in determining homosexuality.

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Kall·mann syndrome (kahlґmahn) [Franz Josef Kallmann, German-born American psychiatrist, 1897–1965] see under syndrome.

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