dysmorphism


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dysmorphism

 [dis-mor´fizm]
1. an abnormality in the development of form or structure.
2. ability to appear under different morphological forms. adj., adj dysmor´phic.

dys·mor·phism

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

dysmorphism

/dys·mor·phism/ (-mor´fizm)
1. an abnormality in morphologic development.dysmor´phic
3. ability to appear in different morphological forms.

dysmorphia

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

dys·mor·phism

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

dys·mor·phism

, dysmorphia (dis-mōr'fizm, -fē-ă)
Abnormality of shape.
[G. dysmorphia, badness of form]

dysmorphism (dismôr´fizəm),

n an aberration of form.

dysmorphism

1. appearing under different morphological forms.
2. an abnormality in morphological development.
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On physical examination, careful evaluation for facial dysmorphism and close inspection of the dynamic oral palate are both brief but vital steps.
He was referred at the age of 4 years because of psychomotor retardation and a mild facial dysmorphism.
Cortical tubers of TSC may give rise to epilepsy and morphologically show a striking resemblance to foci of severe CD, including `balloon' cell change, neuronal cytomegaly and dysmorphism, and profound cytoskeletal abnormalities.
We also tried to evaluate whether flow cytometry is useful in the analysis of erythrocyte dysmorphism by applying the Kitasato criteria (6, 7).
The dysmorphism and isomorphism criteria were examined on the UF-100 in 120 patients with confirmed renal or postrenal hematuria.