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crease

1. Cricket any three lines near each wicket marking positions for the bowler or batsman
2. Ice hockey the small rectangular area in front of each goal cage
3. Lacrosse the circular area surrounding the goal
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Although you may have what looks like a straight line across your hand, it may not be a simian crease.
She has a heart defect (ventral and atrial septal defects), uncoordinated swallowing (fed via a gastrostomy tube), growth deficiency, short limbs, simian crease on right palm, reflux, and neurological issues (white matter volume loss and immature myelination) All chromosome tests and other tests have come back normal.
The Simian crease across the center of this palm is just one of the physical characteristics that people often have with Down syndrome.

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