cri du chat syndrome

noun
\ ˌkrē-du̇-ˈshä-, -də- How to pronounce cri du chat syndrome (audio) \

Medical Definition of cri du chat syndrome

: an inherited condition characterized by a mewing cry, intellectual disability, physical anomalies, and the absence of part of a chromosome

called also cat cry syndrome

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“Cri du chat syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cri%20du%20chat%20syndrome. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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