schistosomia

schis·to·cor·mi·a

(skis'tō-kōr'mē-ă),
Congenital clefting of the trunk, the lower extremities of the fetus usually being imperfectly developed.
Synonym(s): schistosomia
[schisto- + G. kormos, trunk of a tree]

schis·to·cor·mi·a

(skis'tō-kōr'mē-ă)
Congenital clefting of the trunk, the lower limbs of the fetus usually being imperfectly developed.
Synonym(s): schistosomia.
[schisto- + G. kormos, trunk of a tree]

schistosomia

(skĭs″tō-sō′mē-ă) [″ + soma, body]
A deformed fetus with a fissure in the abdomen. The limbs are rudimentary if present.
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