dysmorphology

[ dĭs′môr-fŏlə-jē ]

n.

The branch of clinical genetics concerned with the study of structural defects, especially congenital malformations.

Nearby words

  1. dysmetria,
  2. dysmimia,
  3. dysmnesia,
  4. dysmorphism,
  5. dysmorphogenesis,
  6. dysmorphophobia,
  7. dysmyotonia,
  8. dysodontiasis,
  9. dyson,
  10. dysontogenesis


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