hypertelorism

noun
hy·​per·​tel·​or·​ism | \ -ˈtel-ər-ˌiz-əm How to pronounce hypertelorism (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypertelorism

: excessive width between two bodily parts or organs (as the eyes)

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“Hypertelorism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypertelorism. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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