cri-du-chat syndrome

[ crē-dōō-shä ]

n.

A chromosomal disorder marked by microcephaly, epicanthal folds, micrognathia, strabismus, mental and physical retardation, and a characteristic catlike whine.cat-cry syndrome Lejeune syndrome

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