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British Dictionary definitions for goldenhar's syndrome

Goldenhar's syndrome

  1. a congenital disorder in which one side of the face is malformed, often with an enlargement of one side of the mouth. There may also be hearing loss, curvature of the spine, and mild retardationTechnical name: oculoauriculovertebral dysplasia
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Word Origin

C20: named after Maurice Goldenhar, Swiss physician
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