meromelia


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meromelia

 [mer″o-me´le-ah]
congenital absence of a part, but not all, of a limb.
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mer·o·me·li·a

(mer'ō-mē'lē-ă),
Congenital absence of part of a limb (exclusive of girdle); for example, hemimelia, phocomelia.
[mero- + G. melos, a limb]
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mer·o·me·li·a

(mer'ō-mē'lē-ă)
Partial absence of part of a limb (exclusive of girdle); e.g., hemimelia, phocomelia.
[mero- + G. melos, a limb]
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