an individual with severe dysmelia (congenitally deformed limbs).
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peromelusAn obsolete, nonspecific term for a person with a malformation of one or more extremities.
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peromelus(pē-rŏm′ĕ-lŭs) [″ + melos, limb]
An individual with congenital malformation of the extremities, including absence of a hand or foot.
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