Definition of Seal limbs

1. Noun. An abnormality of development in which the upper part of an arm or leg is missing so the hands or feet are attached to the body like stumps; rare condition that results from taking thalidomide during pregnancy.

Exact synonyms: Phocomelia
Generic synonyms: Meromelia



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Literary usage of Seal limbs

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1. Degeneracy; Its Causes, Signs and Results by Eugene Solomon Talbot (1898)
"The lower extremities are sometimes fused together. This condition, from its resemblance to the like state in the seal, is called phocomelia, or seal limbs. ..."

2. Degeneracy; Its Causes, Signs and Results by Eugene Solomon Talbot (1898)
"The lower extremities are sometimes fused together. This condition, from its resemblance to the like state in the seal, is called phocomelia, or seal limbs. ..."

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