synophthalmia


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cy·clo·pi·a

(sī-klō'pē-ă),
A congenital defect in which the two orbits are united to form a single cavity containing one eye, which typically results from union of the right and left optic primordia, usually combined with holoprosencephaly or cyclencephaly.
[G. Kyklōps, fr. kyklos, circle, + ōps, eye]

synophthalmia

/syn·oph·thal·mia/ (-of-thal´me-ah) the usual form of cyclopia, in which the two eyes are more or less completely fused into one.

synophthalmia

See cyclopia.
The presence of a single, large centrally located eye—which may be a non-functional, if present, proboscis—and a single upper front incisor. It is caused by a failure of the embryonic prosencephalon to properly divide the orbits of the eye into two cavities, possibly related to a defect in cholesterol transport

cy·clo·pi·a

(sī-klō'pē-ă)
A congenital defect in which the two orbits are united to form a single cavity containing one eye, its origin evidenced by fusion of the right and left optic primordia, and in which the nose is absent; usually combined with cyclencephaly.
Synonym(s): synophthalmia.
[G. Kyklōps, fr. kyklos, circle, + ōps, eye]

synophthalmus, synophthalmos, synophthalmia

cyclops.