Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome

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Etymology[edit]

Independently reported in the 1960s by Dr. John Bruce Beckwith and Dr. Hans-Rudolf Wiedemann.

Noun[edit]

Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (uncountable)

  1. A congenital overgrowth disorder characterized by an increased risk of childhood cancer and certain physical defects.

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