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2010-02-05 14:24:19

In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting â„¢, in Chicago, researchers will unveil findings that demonstrate a link between the birth defect gastroschisis and the agricultural chemical atrazine.

2007-03-18 03:00:13

By Tsirka, Aspasia; Korkontzelos, Ioannis; Diamantopoulos, Pantelis; Tsirkas, Panagiotis; Stefos, Theodoros Anterior abdominal wall defects expressed as three basic types (omphalocele, gastroschisis and body stalk complex) are in general diagnosed during the second trimester of pregnancy [1].


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alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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