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  • n. any malformation of the anatomy


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  • In addition, 17 patients had excessive fatigability or exercise intolerance and several children had abnormal physical exam findings including six with facial dysmorphism, four with microcephaly, four with macrocephaly, and five with growth retardation.

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  • But what ` s happening to our culture is that it ` s starting to seem like it ` s acceptable, that it ` s normal for some woman who doesn ` t feel comfortable in her body, having body dysmorphism, to say, You know what?

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  • He was born with congenital craniofacial dysmorphism, an abnormality in fetus development, which left part of his cranium and face disfigured.

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  • The craniofacial dysmorphism presented by the Fra1 transgenic mice was a skull that was shortened along the anterior-posterior axis and larger along the mediolateral axis as compared to wildtype skulls

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  • THBS2 has also been shown to have implications in craniofacial dysmorphism.

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  • Someone may have a bizarre disorder like body dysmorphism [excessive concern with a physical defect] which means they should be shunted away but I felt it was a bit intrusive.

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  • The patient had severe mental retardation and obesity and mild facial dysmorphism. - latest science and technology news stories

  • Additional features of short stature, macrocephaly, facial dysmorphism, and generalised platyspondyly have been encountered.

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  • The subjects, who were around 8 years old, were not pre-selected based on dysmorphism or cognitive defects, Buxbaum said.

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  • Gooding R, Steglich C, Marns L, Tang H, et al. (2003) Partial deficiency of the C-terminal-domain phosphatase of RNA polymerase II is associated with congenital cataracts facial dysmorphism neuropathy syndrome.

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