Pronunciation: dis'en-se-fa'le-a splangk'no-sis'ti-ka
A malformation syndrome, lethal in the perinatal period, and characterized by intrauterine growth retardation, sloping forehead, occipital encephalocele, ocular anomalies, cleft palate, polydactyly, polycystic kidneys, and other malformations; autosomal recessive inheritance. Mapped to human chromosome 17q21–q24.
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.