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symmelia

 [sim-e´le-ah]
a developmental anomaly characterized by apparent fusion of the lower limbs. There may be three feet (tripodial symmelia), two feet (dipodial symmelia), one foot (monopodial symmelia), or no feet (apodal symmelia or sirenomelia).

monopus

[mon′əpəs]
Etymology: Gk, monos + pous, foot
a fetus or individual with the congenital absence of a foot or leg.

monopus

a fetus with only one foot.