camptomelic dwarfism

n.

Dwarfism caused by the shortening of the lower limbs as a result of the femur and tibia bending anteriorly.

Nearby words

  1. cecosigmoidostomy,
  2. cecostomy,
  3. cecotomy,
  4. cecropia moth,
  5. cecrops,
  6. ced,
  7. cedant arma togae,
  8. cedar,
  9. cedar apple,
  10. cedar chest


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