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- n. A congenital abnormality in which the orbits of the eye do not divide to form separate sockets
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In teratology, a malformation in which the orbits form a single continuous cavity. Also called synophthalmia.
- n. A genus of shrubs of the family Fabaceæ.
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- n. a developmental abnormality in which there is only one eye
Just a point that life cannot happen with cyclopia, no one is ever know to have survived more than a few weeks, most last seconds.
By all estimations, I should not be alive, or I should have had such deformities as cyclopia and such.
The child was diagnosed with a rare chromosomal disorder, known as cyclopia.
A one-eyed child suffering from a rare chromosomal disorder known as cyclopia was born in a hospital in Chennai earlier this week.
Instances of cyclopia are generally attributed to outside factors like ambient pollution, radiation, drugs and the introduction of other agents that can alter fetal development.
Port Elizabeth resident Noel Gray is credited with the rediscovery of cyclopia longifolia, one of the fynbos honey tea species.
Cases of living cyclopia, or individuals with one eye in the center of the forehead after the manner of the mythical Cyclops, are quite rare.
While rare, "cyclopia" is a real developmental anomaly in which only one eye develops.
Has there ever been a child with cyclopia that has actually lived after birth?
Restored to an indefinite amniotic bath of chemicals - at a time when microcephaly, conjoined twins, cyclopia and other congenital anomalies presented as many physical as spiritual questions - Herzog's lost souls are those belonging to infants we call "unviable."