hemignathia


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anomaly

 [ah-nom´ah-le]
marked deviation from normal. adj., adj anom´alous.
Axenfeld's anomaly a developmental anomaly characterized by a circular opacity of the posterior peripheral cornea, and caused by an irregularly thickened, axially displaced Schwalbe's ring.
congenital anomaly (developmental anomaly) absence, deformity, or excess of body parts as the result of faulty development of the embryo.
Ebstein's anomaly see ebstein's anomaly.
May-Hegglin anomaly a rare dominantly inherited disorder of blood cell morphology, characterized by RNA-containing cytoplasmic inclusions (similar to Döhle bodies) in granulocytes, by large, poorly granulated platelets, and by thrombocytopenia.

hem·i·gna·thi·a

(hem'ē-nath'ē-ă),
Defective development of one side of the mandible.
[hemi- + G. gnathos, jaw]

hemignathia

[hem′ēnā′thē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, hemi + gnathos, jaw
1 a congenital anomaly characterized by incomplete development of the lower jaw on one side of the face.
2 a condition of having only one jaw. hemignathus, n.

hem·i·gnath·i·a

(hem'ē-gnath'ē-ă)
Incomplete development of one side of the mandible.
[hemi- + G. gnathos, jaw]

hem·i·gnath·i·a

(hem'ē-gnath'ē-ă)
Defective development of one side of mandible.
[hemi- + G. gnathos, jaw]

hemignathia

a developmental anomaly characterized by partial or complete lack of the lower jaw on one side.
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