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rhizomelia in Medicine

rhizomelia

(rī′zə-mēlē-ə, -mēlyə)
n.
  1. A disproportion in the length of the upper arms and thighs.
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Related formsrhi′zo•melic (-mēlĭk, -mĕlĭk) adj.
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