hypotelorism


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hypotelorism

 [hi″po-te´lo-rizm]
abnormally decreased distance between two organs or parts.
ocular hypotelorism (orbital hypotelorism) abnormal decrease in the intraocular distance.

hy·po·tel·or·ism

(hī'pō-tel'ōr-izm),
Abnormal closeness of eyes.
[hypo- + G. tēle, far off, + horizō, to separate, fr. horos, boundary]

hypotelorism

/hy·po·telo·rism/ (-tēl´er-izm) abnormally decreased distance between two organs or parts.
ocular hypotelorism , orbital hypotelorism abnormal decrease in the intraorbital distance.

hypotelorism

[hī′pōtel′əriz′əm]
Etymology: Gk, hypo + tele, far, horizo, separate
a developmental defect characterized by an abnormally decreased distance between two organs or parts. A kind of hypotelorism is ocular hypotelorism. Compare hypertelorism.

hy·po·tel·or·ism

(hī'pō-tel'ŏr-izm)
Abnormal closeness of eyes.
[hypo- + G. tēle, far off, + horizō, to separate, fr. horos, boundary]

hypotelorism

abnormally decreased distance between two organs or parts.