ainhum

noun

: 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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“Ainhum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ainhum. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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