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