Pertaining to, or characterized by, ectromelia.

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  • ectromelic — adj. lacking limbs from birth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ectromelic — ec·tro·mel·ic …   English syllables

  • ectromelic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|melik, mēl adjective Etymology: ectromelia + ic : marked by or having ectromelia …   Useful english dictionary

  • ectromelia — ectromelic /ek troh mel ik/, adj. /ek troh mee lee euh/, n. 1. Med. the congenital absence or imperfection of a limb or limbs. 2. Also called infectious ectromelia, mousepox. Vet. Pathol. a viral disease of mice, characterized by gangrene of the… …   Universalium

  • ectromelia — 1. Congenital hypoplasia or aplasia of one or more limbs. 2. A disease of mice caused by the e. virus, a member of the family Poxviridae; characterized by gangrenous loss of feet and necrotic areas in the internal organs; in laboratory …   Medical dictionary

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