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- noun A group of abnormalities occurring in an infant as a result of excessive alcohol consumption by a woman during pregnancy, including growth retardation, cranial, facial, or neural abnormalities, and developmental disabilities.
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- noun medicine Any of a
spectrumof birth defectsthat result from excessive alcohol consumption by the motherduring pregnancy
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- noun a congenital medical condition in which body deformation occurs or facial development or mental ability is impaired because the mother drinks alcohol during pregnancy
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