Meckel-Gruber syndrome

noun
Meck·​el-Gru·​ber syndrome | \ ˈmek-əl-ˈgrü-bər- How to pronounce Meckel-Gruber syndrome (audio) \

Medical Definition of Meckel-Gruber syndrome

: a syndrome inherited as an autosomal recessive trait and typically characterized by occipital encephalocele, microcephaly, cleft palate, polydactyly, and polycystic kidneys

called also Meckel's syndrome

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“Meckel-Gruber syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Meckel-Gruber%20syndrome. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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