General Awareness Questions

Q.  The term 'Progeria' refers to which of the following?

a. A natural satellite of planet jupiter
b. A widely used Tuberculosis(TB) drug
c. A genetic disorder with symptoms of pre-mature aging
d. None


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Progeria is a rare genetic disorder that involves symptoms resembling aspects of aging, manifested at a very early age.
The term is often used in reference to Hutchinson - Gilford progeria syndrome(HGPS).
 

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