Hemimelia meaning

(pathology) 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.
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Origin of hemimelia

  • From hemi- and Ancient Greek μέλος (melos, “limb”) and -ia
    From Wiktionary