hypophalangism

[hahy-poh-fuh-lan-jiz-uh m]

Origin of hypophalangism

First recorded in 1910–15; hypo- + phalange + -ism
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hypophalangism in Medicine

hypophalangism

[hī′pō-fə-lănjĭz′əm]
n.
  1. Congenital absence of one or more phalanges of a digit.
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