hypertelorism

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hypertelorism

 [hi″per-te´lo-rizm]
abnormally increased distance between two organs or parts.
ocular hypertelorism (orbital hypertelorism) increase in the interocular distance, often associated with cleidocranial or craniofacial dysostosis and sometimes with mental deficiency.
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hy·per·tel·or·ism

(hī'pĕr-tel'ōr-izm), [MIM*145400]
Abnormal distance between two paired organs.
[hyper- + G. tēle, far off, + horizō, to separate, fr. horos, a boundary]
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hypertelorism

(hī′pə-tĕl′ə-rĭz′əm)
n.
Abnormal distance between two paired organs, especially the eyes.
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hypertelorism

↑ separation of paired tissues–eg, breasts, eyes Breast Rare–seen in Turner syndrome Ocular A craniofacial defect seen in congenital syndromes–eg, Apert syndrome/acrocephalosyndactyly; Crouzon's disease/craniofacial dysostosis; Opitz' syndrome/hypertelorism-hypospadia/BBB syndrome; Taybi syndrome/otopalatodigital syndrome.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

hy·per·tel·or·ism

(hī'pĕr-tel'ŏr-izm)
Abnormal distance between two paired organs.
[hyper- + G. tēle, far off, + horizō, to separate, fr. horos, a boundary]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hypertelorism

An abnormal increase in the distance between bodily parts, usually referring to an abnormal separation of the eye sockets (orbits) due to a much widened and enlarged SPHENOID bone. Such hypertelorism is a congenital condition and is sometimes associated with other developmental abnormalities and with mental retardation.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

hy·per·tel·or·ism

(hī'pĕr-tel'ŏr-izm) [MIM*145400]
Abnormal distance between two paired organs.
[hyper- + G. tēle, far off, + horizō, to separate, fr. horos, a boundary]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012