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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The congenital absence of part of one or more limbs. With legs, usually clarified as pedal (foot), fibular (outer lower leg), tibial (inner lower leg), or full hemimelia. With arms, usually clarified as manual, radial, ulnar, or full hemimelia.


From hemi- and Ancient Greek μέλος (melos, "limb") and -ia (Wiktionary)



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