hemimelia(redirected from radial hemimelia)
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congenital absence of all or part of the distal half of a limb.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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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