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