macrocheilia


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macrocheilia

 [mak″ro-ki´le-ah]
excessive size of the lip.

mac·ro·chei·li·a

, macrochilia (mak'rō-kī'lē-ă, mak'rō-kī'lē-ă),
1. Abnormally enlarged lips. Synonym(s): macrolabia
2. Cavernous lymphangioma of the lip, a condition of permanent swelling of the lip resulting from the presence of greatly distended lymphatic spaces.
[macro- + G. cheilos, lip]

macrocheilia

/mac·ro·chei·lia/ (-ki´le-ah) excessive size of the lip.

mac·ro·chei·li·a

, macrochilia (mak'rō-kī'lē-ă)
1. Abnormally enlarged lips.
2. Cavernous lymphangioma of the lip, a condition of permanent swelling resulting from the presence of greatly distended lymphatic spaces.
[macro- + G. cheilos, lip]

macrocheilia

Abnormally large lips.

mac·ro·chei·li·a

, macrochilia (mak'rō-kī'lē-ă)
1. Abnormally enlarged lips.
2. Cavernous lymphangioma of the lip, a condition of permanent swelling due to greatly distended lymphatic spaces.

macrocheilia (mak´rōkī´lēə),

n an abnormally large lip.
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