- a congenital defect characterized by fusion of the orbits into a single cavity containing one eye.
Origin of cyclopia
Also called synophthalmia.
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Cyclopia is very frequently associated with the absence of both the internal and external ear, and with synotia (joined ears).Degeneracy
Eugene S. Talbot
- A congenital defect in which the two orbits merge to form a single cavity containing one eye.synophthalmia
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