acormus

acormus

(ă-kor′mŭs) [ ¹an- + Gr. kormos, tree trunk]
1. Lack of a trunk.
2. A fetal abnormality consisting of a head and extremities without a trunk.
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Some children with extreme hypertony in the acormus area, severe scoliosis, or similar problems have to be positioned firmly and fixed.
In Acardius Acormus twin, only the foetal head is well developed and rest all are absent.