congenital amputation

n.

Loss of a fetal limb, usually the result of an intrinsic deficiency of embryonic tissue.birth amputation intrauterine amputation

Nearby words

  1. congenial,
  2. congenic,
  3. congenital,
  4. congenital afibrinogenemia,
  5. congenital alopecia,
  6. congenital anemia,
  7. congenital anomaly,
  8. congenital diaphragmatic hernia,
  9. congenital dysphagocytosis,
  10. congenital ectodermal defect


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