Disorder vs Phocomelia - What's the difference?

disorder | phocomelia |


As nouns the difference between disorder and phocomelia

is that disorder is absence of order; state of not being arranged in an orderly manner while phocomelia is a congenital disorder of the limbs, the affected person being born with abnormally short or missing bones and flipper-like hands or feet.

disorder

English

Alternative forms

* disordre (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • Absence of order; state of not being arranged in an orderly manner.
  • After playing the children left the room in disorder .
  • A disturbance of civic peace or of public order.
  • The class was thrown into disorder when the teacher left the room
    The army tried to prevent disorder when claims the elections had been rigged grew stronger.
  • (medicine) A physical or psychical malfunction.
  • Bulimia is an eating disorder .

    Synonyms

    * (absence of order) chaos, entropy; see also * (disturbance of civic peace) See also

    Derived terms

    * autism spectrum disorder * borderline personality disorder * disordely * eating disorder * seasonal affective disorder * spectrum disorder

    phocomelia

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A congenital disorder of the limbs, the affected person being born with abnormally short or missing bones and flipper-like hands or feet.
  • Hypernyms

    * dysmelia

    Coordinate terms

    * thalidomide baby