What does PRS mean in Physiology?

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Pierre Robin Syndrome

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Pierre Robin syndrome
Pierre Robin syndrome, is a congenital condition of facial abnormalities in humans. PRS is a sequence, i.e. a chain of certain developmental malformations, one entailing the next. The 3 main features are cleft palate, micrognathia and glossoptosis. A genetic cause to PRS was recently identified. Pierre Robin sequence may be caused by genetic anomalies at chromosomes 2, 11, or 17.

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