hemimelia

Congenital partial absence of a part of an extremity; for example, absence of the fibula and presence of the tibia. [hemi- + G. melos,limb, + -ia]

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hemi·me·lia -'mē-lē-ə n a congenital abnormality (as total or partial absence) affecting only the distal half of a limb

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n.
congenital absence or gross shortening (aplasia) of the distal portion of the arms or legs. Sometimes only one of the two bones of the distal arm (radius and ulna) or leg (tibia and fibula) may be affected. See also ectromelia.

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hemi·me·lia (hem″e-meґle-ə) [hemi- + -melia] a developmental anomaly characterized by absence of all or part of the forearm or the lower leg.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • hemimelia — f. anat. patol. Malformación congénita en la se produce una falta total o parcial de los extremos distales de los miembros superiores o inferiores (antebrazos y manos o piernas y pies). Medical Dictionary. 2011. hemimelia …   Diccionario médico

  • hemimelia — hemimelia. См. гемимелия. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • hemimelia — noun 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… …   Wiktionary

  • Hemimelia — trūksta vienos iš kojų arba jos dalies statusas T sritis gyvūnų raida, augimas, ontogenezė, embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Hemimelia ryšiai: platesnis terminas – kojų sutrikimai sinonimas – hemimelija …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • Hemimelia — trūksta vienos iš kojų arba jos dalies statusas T sritis embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Hemimelia ryšiai: platesnis terminas – begalūnystė …   Medicininės histologijos ir embriologijos vardynas

  • hemimelia — n. congenital absence or gross shortening (aplasia) of the distal portion of the arms or legs. Sometimes only one of the two bones of the distal arm (radius and ulna) or leg (tibia and fibula) may be affected. See also: ectromelia …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • fibular hemimelia — hemimelia of the lower limb in which the fibula is primarily affected, ranging in severity from mild shortening to total absence of the fibula. It results in leg length discrepancy with deformity of the foot (usually equinovalgus), flexion… …   Medical dictionary

  • radial hemimelia — hemimelia of the upper limb in which the radius is primarily affected; see radial clubhand, under hand …   Medical dictionary

  • tibial hemimelia — hemimelia of the lower limb in which the tibia is primarily affected, ranging in severity from mild hypoplasia to total absence of the tibia. The proximal fibular head may be displaced, and the knee is flexed and may lack extension. It may occur… …   Medical dictionary

  • ulnar hemimelia — hemimelia of the upper limb in which the ulna is primarily affected; see ulnar clubhand, under hand …   Medical dictionary

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