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Pertaining to, or characterized by, dystopia.
See also: ectopic.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


Pertaining to, or characterized by, dystopia.
See also: ectopic
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


(dĭs-tō′pē-ă) [″ + topos, place]
Malposition (1); displacement of any organ.

dystopia canthorum

Lateral displacement of the inner canthi of the eyes.
dystopic (-tŏp′ik), adjective
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