[ dis-mee-lee-uh ]
/ dɪsˈmi li ə /
a congenital abnormality characterized by missing, shortened, or excessive development of extremities.
Words nearby dysmelia
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Medicine definitions for dysmelia
[ dĭs-mē′lē-ə, -mēl′yə ]
A congenital abnormality characterized by missing or foreshortened extremities and sometimes spinal abnormalities.
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