Meaning of leontiasis

le•on•ti•a•sis

Pronunciation: (lē"un-tī'u-sis), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. a lionlike facial distortion.
  2. Also calledan overgrowth of the cranial and facial bones resulting in a lionlike appearance.
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