pho·​co·​me·​lia ˌfō-kə-ˈmē-lē-ə How to pronounce phocomelia (audio)
: a congenital deformity in which the limbs are extremely shortened so that the feet and hands arise close to the trunk
phocomelic adjective

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“Phocomelia.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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