Amniotic Band Syndrome - Glossary

Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Sep 01, 2017
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Glossary

Congenital: Present since birth

Syndrome: A group of symptoms together constitute a syndrome

Amnion: Inner membrane enclosing the fetus and closer to the fetus

Chorion: A second outer membrane enclosing the fetus

Fetus: Refers to the baby in the womb from 8 weeks of gestation until birth

Prosthetics: Artificial body part

Occupational therapy: The use of particular activities as an aid to recuperation from physical or mental illness

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