Phocomelus vs Phocomelia - What's the difference?

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Phocomelus is a related term of phocomelia.


As nouns the difference between phocomelus and phocomelia

is that phocomelus is (dated) phocomelia 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.

phocomelus

English

Noun

  • (dated) Phocomelia.
  • A person born with phocomelia.
  • 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