peromelia

peromelia

 [pe″ro-me´le-ah]
severe dysmelia.

pe·ro·me·li·a

, peromely (pē'rō-mē'lē-ă, pĕ-rom'ĕ-lē),
Severe congenital malformations of limbs, including absence of hand or foot.
[pero- + G. melos, limb]

peromelia

/pe·ro·me·lia/ (pe″ro-me´le-ah) severe dysmelia.

peromelia

[pē′rōmē′lyə]
Etymology: Gk, peros + melos, limb
a congenital anomaly characterized by the malformation of one or more of the limbs. Also called peromely. peromelus, n.

peromely

An obsolete, nonspecific term for a malformation of one or more extremities.

pe·ro·me·li·a

, peromely (per'ō-mē'lē-ă, pĕ-rom'ĕ-lē)
Severe congenital malformations of the limbs, including absence of the hand or foot.
[pero- + G. melos, limb]

peromelia

severe congenital malformations of limbs, hands and/or feet, e.g. congenital absence of hand/hands, foot/feet

peromelia

congenital deformity of the limbs.
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Splenogonadal fusion may be associated with other congenital anomalies such as testicular maldescent and cryptorchism, inguinoscortal hernia (due to the inguinal closure defect produced by the fibrous cord)[7], peromelia, micrognathia, hypoglossia, palatine defects, polymicrogyria, craniosynostosis, spina bifida, cardiac defects, diaphragmatic hernia, hypoplastic lung and anorectal abnormalities, abnormal fissures of lung and liver, hypospadias.