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Medical Term:

macrostomia

Pronunciation: mak'ro-sto'me-a

Definition: Abnormally large size of the mouth resulting from failure of fusion between the maxillary and mandibular prominences of the embryonic face.

[macro- + G. stoma, mouth]

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