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Marasmus

    A severe case of malnutrition.

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Malnutrition
Poor nourishment resulting from an inadequate or improper diet.



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Twins derived from one egg and one sperm (often called identical twins).

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The preimplantation embryo 3-4 days after fertilization, when it is a solid mass composed of 12-32 cells (blastomeres). After the eight-cell stage, the cells of the preimplantation embryo begin to adhere to each other more tightly, becoming "compacted". The resulting embryo resembles a mulberry and is called a morula (Latin: morus = mulberry).

Multipotent stem cells
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Mutation
A change in DNA that alters a gene and thus the gene's product, leading in some cases to deformity or disease. Mutations can occur spontaneously during cell division or can be triggered by environmental stresses, such as sunlight, radiation, and chemicals.

Magnesium sulfate
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Marasmus

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Maternity center
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