Medical Dictionary

phocomelia

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noun pho·co·me·lia \ˌfō-kə-ˈmē-lē-ə\

Medical Definition of phocomelia

  1. :  a congenital deformity in which the limbs are extremely shortened so that the feet and hands arise close to the trunk

phocomelic

\-ˈmē-lik\play adjective

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