Phocomelia

(redirected from Dk phocomelia syndrome)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

phocomelia

[‚fō·kə′mēl·yə]
(medicine)
A congenital or inherited condition in which the proximal part of a limb is missing.

Phocomelia

 

the congenital defective development of some or all limbs in which well-developed hands and feet or lower legs and forearms are directly attached to the body, so as to resemble the flippers of a seal.