apodia

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apodia

 [ah-po´de-ah]
congenital absence of one or both feet.
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a·po·di·a

(ā-pō'dē-ă),
Congenital absence of feet.
Synonym(s): apody
[G. a- priv. + pous, foot]
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a·po·di·a

(ā-pō'dē-ă)
Congenital absence of feet.
[G. a- priv. + pous, foot]
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However, anurans collected from habitats with high agricultural contaminants exhibited severe limb deformities such as ectromely (missing limb), ectrodactyly (missing digit), polydactyly (extra digit), apody (missing foot) and polymely (extra limb; Ouellet et al., 1997).