aphalangia

aphalangia

 [a″fah-lan´jah]
absence of fingers or toes.
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a·pha·lan·gi·a

(ā'fă-lan'jē-ă),
Congenital absence of a digit, or more specifically, absence of one or more of the long bones (phalanges) of a finger or toe.
[G. a- priv. + phalanx]
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a·pha·lan·gi·a

(ā-fă-lan'jē-ă)
Congenital absence of a digit, or more specifically, absence of one or more of the long bones (phalanges) of a finger or toe.
[G. a- priv. + phalanx]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
In adactyly, for instance, a digit is completely missing while in aphalangia, there is an abrupt truncation through certain phalanges of fingers/toes.