a medical term referring to a difference of body structure that is suggestive of a congenital disorder, genetic syndrome, or birth defect. A dysmorphic feature can be a minor and isolated birth defect (e.g., clinodactyly, not accompanied by other features or problems). Alternatively it can be one of a combination of features signaling a serious multi-system syndrome (e.g., the epicanthal folds of Down’s syndrome). Another example would be sparse eyebrows, which are indicative of cardiofaciocutaneous syndrome, also known as CFC.
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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionarydysmorphic (adjective)
characterized by malformation - mildly dysmorphic ears dysmorphic cells