micromelia


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Related to micromelia: phocomelia, rhizomelia

micromelia

 [mi″kro-me´le-ah]
abnormal smallness of one or more limbs.

mi·cro·me·li·a

(mī'krō-mē'lē-ă),
Condition of having disproportionately short or small limbs.
See also: achondroplasia.
Synonym(s): nanomelia
[micro- + G. melos, limb]

mi·cro·me·li·a

(mī'krō-mē'lē-ă)
Condition of having disproportionately short or small limbs.
See also: achondroplasia
Synonym(s): nanomelia.
[micro- + G. melos, limb]

micromelia

Having abnormally small arms or legs. Compare PHOCOMELIA.

micromelia

abnormally short/small limbs

micromelia

abnormal smallness of one or more extremities.
References in periodicals archive ?
Key words: micromelia, brachymelia, skeletal abnormality, congenital defect, avian, Eudyptula minor, little penguin
Micromelia is relatively rare but is recognized as a naturally occurring lesion in poultry, (11-13) and a syndrome associated with a lethal genetic mutation is recognized in turkeys.
02 [micro]g/g BW showed some morphological anomalies including underdeveloped eyes (Figure 1B), micromelia and degenerated claws (Table 1).
Furthermore, limb anomalies included micromelia, amelia and meromelia as well as webbed claws were also observed.