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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In addition to the three major features described by Williams and Beuren, namely supravalvular aortic stenosis, mental retardation and facial dysmorphosis, other more or less specific abnormalities during early childhood were also reported: growth retardation with bone abnormalities, phonation and ocular troubles, and altered cognitive function [Bellugi et al.