from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Abnormal distance between two paired organs, especially the eyes.
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- noun medicine An
abnormally increased distancebetween two organsor body parts, usually the eyes.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
The second patient had hypertelorism, down-slanting palpebral fissures, broad nasal bridge, posteriorly rotated ears, cleft lip and palate, and hypospadias.
The most characteristic symptoms are hypertelorism, dysphagia and hypospadias.
1995 Donna M. McDonald-McGinn, MS, CGC (at Children's Hospital) suggests that some cases of the autosomal dominant form of Opitz G/BBB syndrome — a diagnosis that includes cleft lip and palate, laryngotracheoesophageal abnormalities, hypospadias, and hypertelorism — are due to the 22q11. 2 deletion.