macrostomia

macrostomia

 [mak″ro-sto´me-ah]
excessive width of the mouth.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mac·ro·sto·mi·a

(mak'rō-stō'mē-ă),
Abnormally large size of the mouth resulting from failure of fusion between the maxillary and mandibular prominences of the embryonic face.
[macro- + G. stoma, mouth]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mac·ro·sto·mi·a

(mak'rō-stō'mē-ă)
Abnormally large mouth resulting from failure of fusion between the maxillary and mandibular prominences of the embryonic face.
[macro- + G. stoma, mouth]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

mac·ro·sto·mi·a

(mak'rō-stō'mē-ă)
Abnormally large mouth resulting from embryonic failure of fusion between maxillary and mandibular prominences.
[macro- + G. stoma, mouth]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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[1] They also have a prominent jaw, with macrostomia and macroglossia.
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An 18-month-old child referred to the Department of Plastic and reconstructive surgery, SMS Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur, with complaints of macrostomia and bilateral preauricular skin tags.
Patients may have other craniofacial anomalies such as cleft palate, choanal atresia, micrognathia; macrostomia. (11) Our case had an associated cleft palate.
Baby was fairly hydrated; she had sunken appearance of the face, with abnormally wide fish like mouth (macrostomia), depressed nasal bridge, parrot beak nose, malar hypoplasia with an anti mongoloid slant.