reduction deformity

n.

A congenital deformity in which a body part, especially a limb, is shorter than normal or missing.

Nearby words

  1. reductant,
  2. reductase,
  3. reductase test,
  4. reductio ad absurdum,
  5. reduction,
  6. reduction division,
  7. reduction formula,
  8. reduction mammaplasty,
  9. reduction of chromosomes,
  10. reduction potential


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