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ainhum

noun ai·nhum \ī-ˈnyüm, -ˈnyüⁿ\

Medical Definition of AINHUM

:  a tropical disease of unknown cause that results in increasing fibrous constriction and ultimately in spontaneous amputation of the toes and especially the little toes

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