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.

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]

hypertelorism

/hy·per·telo·rism/ (-te´lor-izm) abnormally increased distance between two organs or parts.
ocular hypertelorism , orbital hypertelorism increase in the interorbital distance, often associated with cleidocranial or craniofacial dysostosis and sometimes with mental deficiency.

hypertelorism

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

hypertelorism

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

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.

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]

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.

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]

hypertelorism (hī´purtel´ərizəm),

n an excessive distance between paired organs. See also syndrome, Greig's.

hypertelorism

abnormally increased distance between two organs or parts.

ocular hypertelorism, orbital hypertelorism
increase in the interocular distance.