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Waardenburg syndrome
a condition in which there is a wide bridge of the nose (owing to a lateral displacement of the inner canthus of each eye), pigmentary disturbances (frontal white blaze of hair, heterochromia iridis, white eye lashes, leukoderma [white patches on the skin]), and often cochlear deafness

wall eye
see exotropia

wavelength
the distance in the line of advance of a wave of light from any one point to the next point of corresponding phase; usually measured in nanometers

Wolfring glands
see glands, Wolfring


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