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dysmelia

[dis-mee-lee-uh]
noun Pathology.
  1. a congenital abnormality characterized by missing, shortened, or excessive development of extremities.
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Origin of dysmelia

First recorded in 1970–75; dys- + -melia
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dysmelia in Medicine

dysmelia

(dĭs-mēlē-ə, -mēlyə)
n.
  1. A congenital abnormality characterized by missing or foreshortened extremities and sometimes spinal abnormalities.
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