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[mass noun] Deformity or abnormality in the shape or size of a specified part of the body:‘muscle dysmorphia’
- ‘Clinical features in affected kittens were observed from birth and included failure to thrive, behavioral dullness, facial dysmorphia, and ataxia.’
- ‘Physical examinations revealed facial dysmorphia and ichthyosis in both children.’
Late 19th century: from Greek dusmorphia misshapenness, ugliness, from dus- dys- + morphē form.
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