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dysmorphism

[ dis-mawr-fiz-uhm ]
/ dɪsˈmɔr fɪz əm /
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noun

the condition of having an abnormally shaped body part, especially as a congenital condition.

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Origin of dysmorphism

First recorded in 1965–70; dysmorph(ia) + -ism
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Medical definitions for dysmorphism

dysmorphism
[ dĭs-môrfĭz′əm ]

n.

An anatomical malformation.
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