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a developmental anomaly characterized by apparent fusion of the lower limbs. There may be three feet (tripodial symmelia), two feet (dipodial symmelia), one foot (monopodial symmelia), or no feet (apodal symmelia or sirenomelia).
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apusA near-extinct term for a person with apodia.
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apus(ā′pŭs) [ ¹an- + Gr. pous, foot]
A person who has apodia.
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