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dysmaturity dys·ma·tu·ri·ty (dĭs'mə-tyur'ĭ-tē, -tur'-, -chur'-)
A complex of symptoms occurring in an infant, such as a relative absence of subcutaneous fat, skin wrinkling, prominent fingernails and toenails, and a meconium staining of the skin and the placental membranes, that is associated with postmaturity or placental insufficiency.

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