Hypertelorism definition

hīpə-tĕlə-rĭzəm
Abnormal distance between two paired organs, especially the eyes.
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Abnormal distance between two paired organs, especially the eyes.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hypertelorism
Plural:
hypertelorisms

Origin of hypertelorism

  • hyper– Greek tēle far off kwel-2 in Indo-European roots horizein to separate (from horos boundary) –ism

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition