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Medical Term:

Potter facies

Pronunciation: pot'er

Definition: characteristic facies seen in bilateral renal agenesis and other severe renal malformations, exhibiting ocular hypertelorism, low-set ears, receding chin, and flattening of the nose.

Synonym(s): Potter disease

See Also: Potter syndrome

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