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thrifty phenotype An “anaemic” body type that results from malnutrition during foetal and early postnatal life, leading to insulin resistance and metabolic dysfunction as adults.
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Thus, it is another example of the fetal origins of adult disease
The first world congress on the fetal origins of adult disease
, sponsored by the British Medical Journal, is scheduled for Feb.
Second World Congress on Fetal Origins of Adult Disease
. Brighton, United Kingdom.