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Latest Hemifacial microsomia Stories

2014-05-12 11:33:31

Whitehead Institute scientists have identified a genetic cause of a facial disorder known as hemifacial microsomia (HFM).

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2014-04-05 06:21:02

A newly-identified genetic association with facial asymmetry in ancient cavefish could shed new light into mysteries surrounding conditions such as cleft palate or hemifacial microsomia in humans.

2012-05-03 19:52:34

Researchers at Seattle Children’s Research Institute and their collaborators have discovered a pair of defective genes that cause a rare congenital malformation syndrome that can make it impossible for the child to breathe or eat properly without reparative surgery.

2009-03-03 15:19:08

U.S. researchers identified an increased prevalence in left-handedness in children with a congenital disorder known as hemifacial microsomia. Dr.


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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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