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Saturday, September 20, 2014
What does "dismorphic features" mean with respect to an infant?
Dysmorphic features mean abnormal formation of the child. Sometimes this term describes the face and the features might be low set ears, broad flat nose or extra skin folds. This term could be applied to many body parts.
Marcia Hern, RN, EdD
College of Nursing
University of Cincinnati