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something that mars the appearance or causes inadequacy or failure

to abandon one's cause or party usually to join another

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a failing or deficiency

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an imperfection in an object or machine

desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army

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Alcohol dehydrogenase 2*3 allele protects against alcohol-related birth defects among African Americans.
The study found that African-American women with the ADH1B*3 allele were less likely to bear children with alcohol-related birth defects than women without the allele.
Alcohol-related birth defects have been long identified in the medical and popular literature and were historically defined as the result of paternal intoxication at the time of conception.
Increased vulnerability to alcohol-related birth defects in the offspring of mothers over 30.
KEY WORDS: Ethanol metabolism; ethanol clearance; pregnancy; maternal alcohol exposure; fetal alcohol effects; fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD); alcohol-related birth defects (ARBD); nutrition; total enteral nutrition (TEN); maternal nutrition; genetic factors
The toxic effects of in utero alcohol exposure are manifested by a constellation of physical, behavioral, and cognitive abnormalities commonly referred to as fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) or alcohol-related birth defects (ARBD).
Alcohol-related birth defects are completely preventable, and eliminating alcohol will prevent all alcohol-related birth defects, including growth deficiencies, facial abnormalities, central nervous system impairment, behavioral disorders, and intellectual development.
Finally, in a recent study from New Zealand that used passive methods, pediatricians were asked to complete a postal survey designed to compile data about children with alcohol-related birth defects.
It is unclear how this test wili perform in identifying infants or children with alcohol-related birth defects who do not have clear signs of FAS.
A multiple-level comprehensive approach to the prevention of feral alcohol syndrome (FAS) and other alcohol-related birth defects (ARBD).
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