abrachiocephalia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek α- (a-, not) + Latin βραχίων (arm) + Ancient Greek κεφαλή (kephalḗ, head) + -ia.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈbɹeɪ.ki.oʊ.sɛˌfeɪ.li.ə/

Noun[edit]

abrachiocephalia (uncountable)

  1. (pathology) acephalobrachia; abrachiocephaly; a congenital absence of arms and head.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1993 [1940], Thomas, Clayton L. editor, Taber's Encyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 5th, Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company, ISBN 0-8036-8313-8, page 8: