gargoylism

n. disease characterized by severe bodily deformities

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Gargoylism — From the French gargouille (waterspout), the word conveys the often grotesque image of the medieval cathedral gargoyle. The term gargoylism was once applied to a condition today called Hurler syndrome. * * * gar·goyl·ism gär .gȯil .iz əm n… …   Medical dictionary

  • gargoylism — /gahr goy liz euhm/, n. Pathol. a congenital abnormality characterized chiefly by dwarfism, grotesque deformities of the head, trunk, and limbs, mental retardation, and enlargement of the liver and spleen. [1935 40; GARGOYLE + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • gargoylism — noun the dysmorphic facial features found in Hurlers Syndrome and Hunters Syndrome characterized by thickened gingiva (gums) and upturned nose …   Wiktionary

  • gargoylism — noun another term for Hurler s syndrome …   English new terms dictionary

  • gargoylism — gar·goyl·ism …   English syllables

  • gargoylism — n.; see Hunter s syndrome, Hurler s syndrome …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • gargoylism — n. Med. = HURLER S SYNDROME …   Useful english dictionary

  • Гаргоилизм (Gargoylism) — см. Синдром Гунтера, Синдром Гурлера. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • ГАРГОИЛИЗМ — (gargoylism) см. Синдром Гунтера, Синдром Гурлера …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Hurler syndrome — Classification and external resources ICD 10 E76.0 ICD 9 277.5 …   Wikipedia

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