dysmorphia


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dys·mor·phism

(dis-mōr'fizm),
Abnormality of shape.
Synonym(s): dysmorphia
[G. dysmorphia, badness of form]

dysmorphia

(1) Abnormality of shape. 
(2) Malformation.
(3) Muscle dysmorphia, see there.

dys·mor·phism

, dysmorphia (dis-mōr'fizm, -fē-ă)
Abnormality of shape.
[G. dysmorphia, badness of form]
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I would say that body dysmorphia is now an epidemic.
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Men with muscle dysmorphia (MD) are preoccupied with the idea that their bodies are insufficiently lean or muscular.
At its extreme, body dysmorphia can be the end result, personified by an individual looking in the mirror and literally seeing something reflected back at him that doesn't match the reality of what's there.
There was no evidence of facial dysmorphia, although she had skeletal dysplasia and congenital right-sided hip and knee dislocations.
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