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a term proposed to designate a single, localized anomaly occurring during morphogenesis, together with the pattern of subsequent morphologic defects that stem from it.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
1. A malformation together with its subsequently derived structural changes.
2. Synonym(s): sequence
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anomaladA dysmorphogenic complex characterised by a primary malformation and its derived structural defects; for example, Pierre-Robin syndrome with cleft palate, glossoptosis and micrognathia.
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A malformation together with its subsequently derived structural changes.
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