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anomaly

 [ah-nom´ah-le]
marked deviation from normal. adj., adj anom´alous.
Axenfeld's anomaly a developmental anomaly characterized by a circular opacity of the posterior peripheral cornea, and caused by an irregularly thickened, axially displaced Schwalbe's ring.
congenital anomaly (developmental anomaly) absence, deformity, or excess of body parts as the result of faulty development of the embryo.
Ebstein's anomaly see ebstein's anomaly.
May-Hegglin anomaly a rare dominantly inherited disorder of blood cell morphology, characterized by RNA-containing cytoplasmic inclusions (similar to Döhle bodies) in granulocytes, by large, poorly granulated platelets, and by thrombocytopenia.

a·me·li·a

(ă-mē'lē-ă),
Congenital absence of a limb or limbs. Autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, and X-linked forms have been reported, but most cases are sporadic.
[G. a- priv. + melos, a limb]

amelia

/ame·lia/ (ah-me´le-ah) congenital absence of a limb or limbs.

amelia

[əmē′lyə]
Etymology: Gk, a, melos, not limb
1 a congenital anomaly marked by the absence of one or more limbs. The term may be modified to indicate the number of legs or arms missing at birth, such as tetramelia for the absence of all four limbs.
2 a psychological trait of apathy or indifference associated with certain forms of psychosis.

amelia

(1) Limblessness.
(2) An obsolete term for a period of euphoria occurring in the manic phase of bipolar disorder, formerly, manic-depressive psychosis.

amelia

Limblessness. See Phocomelia.

a·me·li·a

(ă-mē'lē-ă)
Congenital absence of a limb or limbs.
[G. a- priv. + melos, a limb]

amelia (·mē·lē·),

n 1. missing a limb, or limbs.
2. psychotic symptom characterized by extreme indifference or apathy in certain mental illnesses.

a·me·li·a

(ă-mē'lē-ă)
Congenital absence of a limb or limbs.
[G. a- priv. + melos, a limb]

amelia (əmel´ēə, əmē´lēə),

n a congenital abnormality characterized by the absence of one or more limbs.

amelia

a developmental anomaly with absence of the limbs; an inherited defect in cattle.
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