SYN: cyclopia. [syn- + G. ophthalmos, eye]

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syn·oph·thal·mia (sin″of-thalґme-ə) [syn- + ophthalm- + -ia] the usual form of cyclopia, in which the two eyes are more or less completely fused into one.

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