alcohol-related birth defect

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alcohol-related birth defect

Any birth defect related to alcohol consumption—e.g., prenatal or postnatal growth retardation, facial dysmorphia (thin upper lip, poorly-developed philtrum, short nose, and small eye openings), CNS defects with mental retardation. When multiple ARBDs are present, the term “fetal alcohol syndrome” is used.

alcohol-related birth defect

A congenital abnormality that reflects the teratogenic effects of maternal alcohol use on developing fetal structures. The most common abnormalities involve the heart, eyes, kidneys, and skeleton.
See: fetal alcohol effects; fetal alcohol syndrome
See also: defect
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