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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Ian Lucas MP Ann and Gareth Parry with Callum, nine, and Matthew, five, who suffers from Cri du Chat syndrome, at home in Rhostyllen Picture: HADYN IBALL
If Jo does get pregnant, she will undergo testing to see if her unborn child has cri du chat syndrome.
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Cri du Chat Syndrome sufferer Rebecca Stokes (centre) with her mother Angela, sister Charlotte and brother Sam