cryptopodia

[ krĭp′tō-pōdē-ə ]

n.

A condition characterized by swelling of the lower part of the leg and the foot so that the sole seems to be a broad flattened pad.

Nearby words

  1. cryptomonad,
  2. cryptonym,
  3. cryptonymous,
  4. cryptophthalmia,
  5. cryptophyte,
  6. cryptoporticus,
  7. cryptorchid,
  8. cryptorchidectomy,
  9. cryptorchidism,
  10. cryptorchidopexy


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