tapir mouth

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ta·pir mouth

protrusion of the lips due to weakness of the orbicularis oris muscles; seen with some dystrophies.
Synonym(s): bouche de tapir
A fanciful descriptor for the ‘pouting’ expression seen in protruding lips due to weakening of the orbicularis oris muscles, which is seen facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy of Landouzy-Déjerine

tapir mouth

Neurology A fanciful descriptor for the 'pouting' expression seen in protruding lips due to weakening of the orbicularis oris muscles, seen facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy of Landouzy-Déjerine.

ta·pir mouth

(tā'pĕr mowth)
Protrusion of the lips due to weakness of the orbicularis oris muscles; seen with some dystrophies.

ta·pir mouth

(tā'pĕr mowth)
Protrusion of lips due to weakness of the orbicularis oris muscles; seen with some dystrophies.
Synonym(s): bouche de tapir.