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Medical Term:

macrocheilia

Pronunciation: mak'ro-ki'le-a, mak'ro-ki'le-a

Definition:

  1. Abnormally enlarged lips.
  2. Cavernous lymphangioma of the lip, a condition of permanent swelling of the lip resulting from the presence of greatly distended lymphatic spaces.

Synonym(s): macrolabia

[macro- + G. cheilos, lip]

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