Dysmelia vs Phocomelia - What's the difference?

dysmelia | phocomelia | Hypernyms |

Dysmelia is a hypernym of phocomelia.


As nouns the difference between dysmelia and phocomelia

is that dysmelia is any congenital disorder of the limbs, such as amelia or syndactyly 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.

dysmelia

English

Noun

(wikipedia dysmelia)
  • Any congenital disorder of the limbs, such as amelia or syndactyly.
  • 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