fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS)

Definition of "fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS)"
  1. A severe impairment occurring in babies due to heavy maternal drinking during pregnancy, characterized by physical defects and long-term cognitive and behavioral issues including learning difficulties, lack of social judgment, and impulsive behavior
How to use "fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS)" in a sentence
  1. The mother's heavy drinking during her pregnancy led to her child being born with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS).
  2. Educational programs were developed to raise awareness about the serious consequences of drinking during pregnancy, such as fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS).
  3. The child's learning difficulties and impulsive behaviors were attributed to fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) caused by the mother's alcohol consumption during pregnancy.

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