polymelia


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pol·y·me·li·a

(pol'ē-mē'lē-ă),
A developmental defect in which supernumerary limbs or parts of limbs are present.
[poly- + G. melos, limb]

polymelia

/poly·me·lia/ (-me´le-ah) a developmental anomaly characterized by the presence of supernumerary limbs.

pol·y·me·li·a

(pol'ē-mē'lē-ă)
A developmental defect in which there are supernumerary limbs or parts of limbs.
[poly- + G. melos, limb]

polymelia

supernumerary limbs/part of limbs

polymelia

the presence of supernumerary limbs.
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THE four-legged chicken Polymelia is the medical term for a person or animal born with more than the average number of limbs.
By contrast, southern African research has also attended to somatic hallucinations (I take 'somatic' to include haptic, or tactile, and cenesthetic hallucinations), such as the sensations of attenuation and polymelia (having extra limbs or digits) (e.
In other instances they take the form of prickling sensations or the feeling that one has extra limbs and digits, a condition known as polymelia (e.