meromelia


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to meromelia: phocomelia, hemimelia

meromelia

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

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]

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]