TITLE

polymelus

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1726
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "polymelus" is presented. It refers to a person having polymelia or supernumerary limbs.
ACCESSION #
21241547

 

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