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dysmelia

[dis-mee-lee-uh] /dɪsˈmi li ə/
noun, Pathology.
1.
a congenital abnormality characterized by missing, shortened, or excessive development of extremities.
Origin of dysmelia
1970-1975
First recorded in 1970-75; dys- + -melia
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dysmelia in Medicine

dysmelia dys·me·li·a (dĭs-mē'lē-ə, -mēl'yə)
n.
A congenital abnormality characterized by missing or foreshortened extremities and sometimes spinal abnormalities.

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