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Medical Term:

Coffin-Siris syndrome

Pronunciation: kof'in sir'is


characterized by mental retardation, bulbous nose, flat nasal bridge, moderate hirsutism, and digital anomalies with absence or hypoplasia of the nail and terminal phalanx of the fifth finger and/or the fifth toe; probably autosomal dominant inheritance.

Synonym(s): fifth digit syndrome

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