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Synophrys

Definition

noun

Medical term for hypertrichosis in between the eyebrows, thus giving an appearance of a single long eyebrow (or unibrow)


Supplement

Synophrys is one of the prominent features of individuals with Cornelia de Lange syndrome. Conversely, synophrys is also seen in individuals without such disorder.


Word origin: syn- from Greek sun ( together, with) + ophrys (eyebrow)

Synonym(s):

  • unibrow
  • monobrow

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