Cri du chat syndrome
- Cat cry syndrome
- 5p minus syndrome
- Chromosome 5p deletion syndrome
- 5p- syndrome
- Monosomy 5p
- Learning About Cri du Chat Syndrome. National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). April 18, 2013; http://www.genome.gov/19517558. Accessed 2/22/2015.
- Cri-du-chat syndrome. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). February 2014; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/cri-du-chat-syndrome. Accessed 2/22/2015.
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