brachymelia

brach·y·me·li·a

(brak'ē-mē'lē-ă),
Disproportionate shortness of the limbs.
[brachy- + G. melos, limb]
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brachymelia

Abnormal shortness of limbs; the term phocomelia is increasingly substituted for brachymelia.
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brach·y·me·li·a

(brak'ē-mē'lē-ă)
Disproportionate shortness of the limbs.
[brachy- + G. melos, limb]
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Key words: micromelia, brachymelia, skeletal abnormality, congenital defect, avian, Eudyptula minor, little penguin
It had significant unilateral brachymelia of the left flipper (Fig 2) and was markedly underweight (0.55 kg, reference range, 1.0-1.5 kg); otherwise, the bird was behaving normally and in relatively good body condition with subadult plumage.