Definition of dysmorphia in English:

dysmorphia

noun

mass nounMedicine
  • Deformity or abnormality in the shape or size of a specified part of the body.

    ‘muscle dysmorphia’
    • ‘Physical examinations revealed facial dysmorphia and ichthyosis in both children.’
    • ‘Clinical features in affected kittens were observed from birth and included failure to thrive, behavioral dullness, facial dysmorphia, and ataxia.’

Origin

Late 19th century from Greek dusmorphia ‘misshapenness, ugliness’, from dus- dys- + morphē ‘form’.

Pronunciation

dysmorphia

/dɪsˈmɔːfɪə/