ectromelia

noun
ec·​tro·​me·​lia | \ ˌek-trō-ˈmē-lē-ə How to pronounce ectromelia (audio) \

Medical Definition of ectromelia

1 : congenital absence or imperfection of one or more limbs

Other Words from ectromelia

ectromelic \ -​ˈmē-​lik How to pronounce ectromelic (audio) \ adjective

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“Ectromelia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ectromelia. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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