nanomelia


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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]

nanomelia

[nā′nōmē′lyə, nan′-]
Etymology: Gk, nanos + melos, limb
a developmental defect characterized by abnormally small limbs in comparison with the size of the head and trunk. nanomelous, adj., nanomelus, n.

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]