Pierre Robin syndrome


Pierre Ro·​bin syndrome ˌpyer-rȯ-ˈbaⁿ- How to pronounce Pierre Robin syndrome (audio)
: a congenital defect of the face characterized by micrognathia, abnormal smallness of the tongue, cleft palate, and absence of the gag reflex and sometimes accompanied by bilateral eye defects, glaucoma, or retinal detachment

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“Pierre Robin syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Pierre%20Robin%20syndrome. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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