cat's cry syndrome

noun Pathology.

a complex of congenital malformations in human infants caused by a chromosomal aberration and in which the infant emits a mewing cry.

Nearby words

  1. cat suit,
  2. cat tackle,
  3. cat whisker,
  4. cat yawl,
  5. cat's cradle,
  6. cat's meow,
  7. cat's pajamas,
  8. cat's paw,
  9. cat's whisker,
  10. cat's whiskers

Also called cri du chat. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019