Definition of dysmorphia in English:

dysmorphia

noun

Medicine
  • 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

/disˈmôrfēə//dɪsˈmɔrfiə/