mandibulofacial

Relating to the mandible and the face.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • mandibulofacial — adjective of or relating to the lower jaw and face • Pertains to noun: ↑face …   Useful english dictionary

  • mandibulofacial dysostosis — man·di·bu·lo·fa·cial dysostosis man .dib yə lō .fā shəl n 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 usu. smaller… …   Medical dictionary

  • mandibulofacial dysostosis — ▪ genetic disorder also called  Treacher Collins Syndrome, or Francheschetti klein Syndrome,         a rare, genetic disorder, inherited as an autosomal dominant trait and characterized by some or all of the following: underdevelopment of the… …   Universalium

  • disostósis mandíbulofacial — condición hereditaria rara, caracterizada por un desarrollo anormal de la cara, con paladar y labios hendidos, y una formación defectuosa de los huesos de los brazos y de la mandíbula con unos pulgares mas pequeños de los normal. Tambien se la… …   Diccionario médico

  • MFD — mandibulofacial dysostosis; methyl phenidate; midforceps delivery; milkfree diet; minimum fatal dose; multiple fractions per day …   Medical dictionary

  • Treacher Collins–Franceschetti syndrome — mandibulofacial dysostosis …   Medical dictionary

  • MFD — • mandibulofacial dysostosis; • methyl phenidate; • midforceps delivery; • milkfree diet; • minimum fatal dose; • multiple fractions per day …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • dysostosis — SYN: dysosteogenesis. [dys + G. osteon, bone, + osis, condition] acrofacial d. mandibulofacial d. associated with malformations of the extremities such as defective radius and thumbs, and radioulnar synostosis. SEE ALSO: Treacher Collins syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Dysplasia — Abnormal in form. From the Greek dys (bad, disordered, abnormal) and plassein (to form). For example, retinal dysplasia is abnormal formation of the retina during embryonic development. * * * Abnormal tissue development. SEE ALSO: heteroplasia.… …   Medical dictionary

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