frog face


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frog face

the appearance caused by broadening of the nose, which occurs in certain cases of nasal polyps.
The end-stage facial dysmorphia seen in long-standing angiofibromas—large, pedunculated gray-pink spongy fibrous ‘tumors’ with superficial ulceration of the intranasal cavities, which may ultimately protrude into the orbits, causing bilateral exophthalmos, nasal congestion, and a flat, croaking voice

frog face

Flatness of the face resulting from intranasal disease.
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It's tough enough out there without having to yomp through the scorched savannah in wellies with frog faces on.
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The causes of the species' decline are not completely clear, but biologists believe the frog faces a variety of threats, including nonnative predators (particularly fish, bullfrogs, and crayfish), habitat loss and fragmentation, disease, and environmental contamination.