cri du chat syndrome


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cri du chat syndrome

[‚krē dü ′shä ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
An inherited condition characterized by mental subnormality, physical abnormalities, and the emitting of a flat, toneless, catlike cry in infancy.
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Her son, five-year-old Matthew, has Cri du Chat syndrome, a genetic disorder which has left the youngster needing round-the-clock care.
If Jo does get pregnant, she will undergo testing to see if her unborn child has cri du chat syndrome.
Among the clones are those believed to be associated with common pre-natal and post-natal analysis of genetic defects based on established practices including, trisomy 21, trisomy 18, Wolf Hirshorn Syndrome, DiGeorge Syndrome and Cri du Chat Syndrome.