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concussion

temporary unconsciousness caused by a blow to the head

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hypoplasia

undeveloped

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corpus callosum

flat bundle of neural fibers beneath the cortex in the eutherian brain at the longitudinal fissure. It connects the left and right cerebral hemispheres and facilitates interhemispheric communication

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APGAR

Appearance, Pulse, Grimace, Activity, Respiration; simple and replicable method to quickly and summarily assess the health of newborn children immediately after birth

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laceration

a deep cut or tear in skin or flesh

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consanguinity

blood relationship

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bronchiolitis

inflammation of the bronchioles

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tantrum

an uncontrolled outburst of anger and frustration, typically in a young child

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OFC

head circumference

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philtrum

surface between nose and lips

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Fundoscopic

is a test that allows a health professional to see inside the fundus of the eye and other structures using an ophthalmoscope

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exotropia

also referred to as divergent squint, is a form of strabismus where the eyes are deviated outward

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exudates

substance

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organomegaly

abnormal enlargement of organs

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clinodactyly

a medical term describing a bend or curvature of the fifth fingers toward the adjacent fourth fingers

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nail hypoplasia

it may be associated with nail thickening, thinning or fragility

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clonus

s a series of involuntary, rhythmic, muscular contractions and relaxations 3-8Hz

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tandem gait

walk heel to toe

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synkinesia

the result from miswiring of nerves after trauma. This result is manifested through involuntary muscular movements accompanying voluntary movements

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nocturnal enuresis

is involuntary urination while asleep after the age at which bladder control usually occurs

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cerebral palsy CP

is a general term for a group of permanent, non-progressive movement disorders that cause physical disability, mainly in the areas of body movement. There may also be problems with sensation, depth perception, and communication ability

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atrial septal defect

form of a congenital heart defect that enables blood flow between two compartments of the heart called the left and right atria

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inner canthal distance

nose thickness

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palpebral fissure lengths

the eye length

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change of life baby

child associated with late maternal age