abrachia


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anomaly

 [ah-nom´ah-le]
marked deviation from normal. adj., adj anom´alous.
Axenfeld's anomaly a developmental anomaly characterized by a circular opacity of the posterior peripheral cornea, and caused by an irregularly thickened, axially displaced Schwalbe's ring.
congenital anomaly (developmental anomaly) absence, deformity, or excess of body parts as the result of faulty development of the embryo.
Ebstein's anomaly see ebstein's anomaly.
May-Hegglin anomaly a rare dominantly inherited disorder of blood cell morphology, characterized by RNA-containing cytoplasmic inclusions (similar to Döhle bodies) in granulocytes, by large, poorly granulated platelets, and by thrombocytopenia.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·bra·chi·a

(ă-brā'kē-ă),
Congenital absence of arms. See: amelia.
[G. a- priv. + brachiōn, arm]
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abrachia

(ə-brā′kē-ə)
n.
Congenital absence of the arms.
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a·bra·chi·a

(ă-brā'kē-ă)
Congenital absence of upper limbs.
See: amelia
[G. a- priv. + brachiōn, arm]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

abrachia

Absence of arms, usually from birth. For a time, abrachia was commonly caused by the drug THALIDOMIDE acting on the fetus in early pregnancy.
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