acephalobrachia


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acephalobrachia

 [a-sef″ah-lo-bra´ke-ah]
congenital absence of the head and arms.

a·bra·chi·o·ceph·a·ly

, abrachiocephalia (ă-brā'kē-ō-sef'ă-lē, -se-fā'lē-ă),
Congenital absence of arms and head.
Synonym(s): acephalobrachia
[G. a- priv. + brachiōn, arm, + kephalē, head]

acephalobrachia

[asef′əlōbrā′kē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, a + kephale, without head, brachion, arm
a congenital anomaly in which a fetus lacks both arms and the head. Also called abrachiocephalia.

acephalobrachia

congenital absence of the head and forelimbs.