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Medical Term:

Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome

Pronunciation: smith lem'le o'pits

Definition: mental retardation, small stature, anteverted nostrils, ptosis, male genital anomalies, and syndactyly of the second and third toes, often in breech-born babies with delayed fetal activity; inherited as an autosomal recessive trait.

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