otocephaly


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 [ah-nom´ah-le]
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o·to·ceph·a·ly

(ō'tō-sef'ă-lē),
Malformation characterized by markedly defective development of the lower jaw (micrognathia or agnathia) and the union or close approach of the ears (synotia) on the front of the neck.
[oto- + G. kephalē, head]

otocephaly

/oto·ceph·a·ly/ (o″to-sef´ah-le) a congenital anomaly characterized by lack of a lower jaw and by ears that are united below the face.

otocephaly

[ō′tōsef′əlē]
Etymology: Gk, ous + kephale, head
a congenital malformation characterized by the absence of the lower jaw, defective formation of the mouth, and union or close approximation of the ears on the front of the neck. See also agnathocephaly. otocephalic, otocephalous, adj.

o·to·ceph·a·ly

(ō'tō-sef'ă-lē)
Malformation characterized by markedly defective development of the lower jaw (micrognathia or agnathia) and the union or close approach of the ears (synotia) on the front of the neck.
[oto- + G. kephalē, head]

otocephaly

a congenital malformation characterized by lack of a lower jaw and by ears that are united below the face.