Pierre Robin syndrome

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Pierre Ro·​bin syndrome | \ ˌpyer-rȯ-ˈbaⁿ- How to pronounce Pierre Robin syndrome (audio) \

Medical Definition of Pierre Robin syndrome

: 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 5 Jul. 2022.

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