hemimelia

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hemimelia

 [hem″e-me´le-ah]
congenital absence of all or part of the distal half of a limb.
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hem·i·mel·i·a

(hem'ē-mēl'ē-ă),
Congenital partial absence of a part of an extremity; for example, absence of the fibula and presence of the tibia.
[hemi- + G. melos, limb, + -ia]
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