Definitions

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  • n. The study of genetic defects, especially congenital malformations

Etymologies

dys- +‎ morphology (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A consultation with a geneticist trained in dysmorphology to evaluate for characteristic facial features

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  • Perform physical exam on the patient with particular attention to dysmorphology, growth parameters and specialized measurements, and dermatoglyphics

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  • These patients will include those with disorders of mendelian genetics, cytogenetics, contiguous gene deletions, dysmorphology, congenital malformations, multifactorial disorders, mental retardation and developmental disabilities.

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  • ASD, and the dating of the origin of the dysmorphology to points in early gestation, buttresses the autopsy studies.

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  • The co-occurrence of dysmorphology in substantial numbers of those with

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