VACTERL syndrome

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VACTERL syndrome (vāk'tərl)
A syndrome seen in embryos and fetuses characterized by abnormalities of vertebrae (V), anus (A), cardiovascular tree (C), trachea (T), esophagus (E), renal system (R), and limb buds (L), associated with the administration of sex hormones during early pregnancy.

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