abrachia

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

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abrachia ‎(plural abrachias)

  1. (medicine) The congenital absence of both arms
    • 1984, Harold Kalter, Issues and Reviews in Teratology[1], volume 2, page 103:
      Neonates with abrachia have dysplasia of the spinal cord segment corresponding to the leg defect.

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