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alcohol fetopathy (s) (noun); alcohol fetopathies, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (pl)
A description of a spectrum of permanent and often devastating birth-defect syndromes caused by maternal consumption of alcohol during pregnancy: The main effect of alcohol fetalpathy is brain damage which can be caused during any trimester, because the fetus's brain continues to develop throughout the entire pregnancy.
The brain damage that is a result of alcohol fetopathy is often accompanied by, and reflected in, distinctive facial stigmata or characteristics which are indicative of a disease or abnormalities.
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