anterofacial dysplasia

[ăn′tə-rō-fāshəl]

n.

The abnormal growth in an anteroposterior direction of the face or cranium.

Nearby words

  1. anterior vertebral vein,
  2. anteriority,
  3. anteriorly,
  4. antero,
  5. antero-,
  6. anterograde,
  7. anterograde amnesia,
  8. anterograde block,
  9. anteroinferior,
  10. anterolateral


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