acnemia

[ ak-nee-mee-uh ]
/ ækˈni mi ə /

noun Pathology.

a condition characterized by atrophy of the muscles of the calf of the leg.
congenital absence of the legs.

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Origin of acnemia

a-6 + cnem- (<Greek knḗmē shin) + -ia
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