cri-du-chat syndrome (crē-dōō-shä’)
A chromosomal disorder marked by microcephaly, epicanthal folds, micrognathia, strabismus, mental and physical retardation, and a characteristic catlike whine. Also called cat-cry syndrome, Lejeune syndrome.
[krahyd] /kraɪd/ verb 1. simple past tense and past participle of . [krahy] /kraɪ/ verb (used without object), cried, crying. 1. to utter inarticulate sounds, especially of lamentation, grief, or suffering, usually with tears. 2. to weep; shed tears, with or without sound. 3. to call loudly; shout; yell (sometimes followed by out). 4. to […]
- Crigler-najjar syndrome
Crigler-Najjar syndrome Crig·ler-Naj·jar syndrome (krĭg’lər-nä’jär’) n. An inherited defect in the ability to form bilirubin glucuronide, characterized by familial nonhemolytic jaundice and, in its severe form, by irreversible brain damage that resembles kernicterus.
[krahy-kee] /ˈkraɪ ki/ interjection 1. (used as an exclamation of surprise, amazement, dismay, etc.) /ˈkraɪkɪ/ interjection 1. (slang) an expression of surprise interjection an exclamation of surprise, a mild oath; cf. criminy , crimine See criminy Word Origin euphemism for ‘Christ’ exclamation, 1838, probably one of the many substitutions for Christ. n,interj Christ: Crikey but […]
[krahyl] /kraɪl/ noun 1. George Washington, 1864–1943, U.S. surgeon.