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Medical Term:

Silver-Russell syndrome

Pronunciation: sil'ver rus'el


a disorder characterized by low birth weight, late closure of the anterior fontanelle, bilateral bodily asymmetry, clinodactyly of the fifth fingers, triangular facies, and carp mouth; little useful genetic evidence.

Synonym(s): Silver-Russell dwarfism

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