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(networking)
The country code for Samoa.

WS

On drawings, abbr. for weather strip.
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The FB&H incidence for Williams syndrome ranged from 1:11517-1:52844, as compared to the European incidence of 1:7500-1:10000 [11] (Table 3).
Finally, when it came to parental independence, it was the parents of patients with Williams syndrome who were most likely to leave their children alone for an extended period of time and to allow them to be with members of the opposite sex unsupervised.
Verbal and nonverbal abilities in the Williams syndrome phenotype: Evidence for diverging developmental trajectories.
Dissociation between language and cognitive functions in Williams syndrome.
A longitudinal assessment of diverging verbal and non-verbal abilities in the Williams syndrome phenotype.
Through the research, the team was able to pinpoint the differences in brain processing in people with Williams syndrome compared to a range of other individuals to learn more about this unusual condition.
Molecular definition of the chromosome 7 deletion in Williams syndrome and parent of origin effects on growth.
A detailed cardiac evaluation must be performed in all patients demonstrating the characteristic features of Williams syndrome because of the high frequency of cardiovascular anomalies and sudden death.
Examples include Williams syndrome, which affects one in 7,500 children and affects the heart and blood vessels, kidneys, muscles and skeleton, and causes learning difficulties.
In The {Strangest} Song--One Father's Quest to Help His Daughter Find Her Voice, author Teri Sforza chronicles the struggles of Howard and Sylvia Lenhoff to understand the connection between musical ability and Williams Syndrome, a disability that their daughter, Gloria, was born with.