Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Congenital absence of the arms.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In zoology, absence of anterior limbs.

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  • noun medicine The congenital absence of both arms

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  • noun the condition of having no arms

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[a– + Greek brakhiōn, arm; see brace + –ia.]

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From Ancient Greek ἀ- (a-, "not") + Ancient Greek βραχίων (brakhiōn, "arms").

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