mandibulofacial dysostosis

noun

man·​di·​bu·​lo·​fa·​cial dysostosis man-ˌdib-yə-lō-ˌfā-shəl- How to pronounce mandibulofacial dysostosis (audio)
: a dysostosis of the face and lower jaw inherited as an autosomal dominant trait and characterized by bilateral malformations, deformities of the outer and middle ear, and a usually smaller lower jaw

called also Treacher Collins syndrome

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“Mandibulofacial dysostosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mandibulofacial%20dysostosis. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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