Medical Dictionary

phocomelia

noun pho·co·me·lia \ˌfō-kə-ˈmē-lē-ə\

Medical Definition of PHOCOMELIA

:  a congenital deformity in which the limbs are extremely shortened so that the feet and hands arise close to the trunk
pho·co·me·lic \-ˈmē-lik\ adjective
April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
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