: a congenital condition that is characterized especially by usually severe intellectual disability and by craniofacial, cardiac, ocular, and cerebral abnormalities, is caused by trisomy of the human chromosome numbered 13, and is typically fatal especially within the first six months of life

called also Patau syndrome

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“Trisomy 13.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/trisomy%2013. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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