fetal alcohol syndrome

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fetal alcohol syndrome 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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Usage


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The owner of a Mankato bar and restaurant has installed a pregnancy test dispenser in the women's restroom in an effort to prevent fetal alcohol syndrome.
(AP) — The owner of a Mankato bar and restaurant has installed a pregnancy test dispenser in the women's restroom in an effort to prevent fetal alcohol syndrome.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome , or FAS (F-A-S), is the name given to a group of physical and mental birth defects that are caused by drinking alcohol during pregnancy.
Hillsborough venues may have to post warnings about fetal alcohol syndrome .
A bar in the city of Mankato, MN, has installed a pregnancy test dispenser in the women's restroom to help prevent fetal alcohol syndrome.
The first pregnancy-test dispenser will be installed at the Pub 500 in Mankato, according to Healthy Brains for Children, which is devoted to preventing fetal alcohol syndrome.
The children suffer from such ailments as Down syndrome, fetal alcohol syndrome and autism.
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