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An introduction to standardized clinical nomenclature for dysmorphic features: the Elements of Morphology project

BMC Medicine20108:56

Received: 20 August 2010

Accepted: 4 October 2010

Published: 4 October 2010

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20 Aug 2010 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
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1 Sep 2010 Author responded Author comments - Gabriella Anderson
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1 Sep 2010 Submitted Manuscript version 4
4 Oct 2010 Editorially accepted
4 Oct 2010 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-8-56

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Authors’ Affiliations

Genetic Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health