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Meaning of "phocomelic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PHOCOMELIC

phocomelic  [ˌfəʊkəʊˈmiːlɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PHOCOMELIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Phocomelic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES PHOCOMELIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of phocomelic in the English dictionary

The definition of phocomelic in the dictionary is relating to or displaying the congenital deformity resulting from prenatal interference with the development of the fetal limbs, characterized esp by short stubby hands or feet attached close to the body.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PHOCOMELIC


aboulic
əˈbuːlɪk
abulic
əˈbuːlɪk
allelic
əˈliːlɪk
aulic
ˈɔːlɪk
Bialik
ˈbjɑːlɪk
blastocoelic
ˌblæstəʊˈsiːlɪk
enterocoelic
ˌɛntərəʊˈsiːlɪk
garlic
ˈɡɑːlɪk
hierodulic
ˌhaɪərəˈdjuːlɪk
hyperdulic
ˌhaɪpəˈdjuːlɪk
interallelic
ˌɪntərəˈliːlɪk
mandalic
mænˈdɑːlɪk
monostelic
ˌmɒnəˈstiːlɪk
nonallelic
ˌnɒnəˈliːlɪk
parhelic
pɑːˈhiːlɪk
peelgarlic
ˈpiːlˌɡɑːlɪk
pilgarlic
pɪlˈɡɑːlɪk
siphonostelic
ˌsaɪfənəˈstiːlɪk
stelic
ˈstiːlɪk
tiktaalik
ˌtɪkˈtɑːlɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PHOCOMELIC

pho
phobia
phobic
phobism
phobist
Phobos
Phocaea
phocine
Phocis
phocomelia
phocomely
phoebe
Phoebus
Phoebus Apollo
Phoenices
Phoenicia
Phoenician
Phoenician juniper
phoenix

WORDS THAT END LIKE PHOCOMELIC

angelic
archangelic
atelic
autotelic
dysmelic
evangelic
Gaelic
Goidelic
Irish Gaelic
melic
nickelic
philatelic
psychedelic
psychodelic
relic
sapropelic
Scottish Gaelic
syringomyelic
telic
wood melic

Synonyms and antonyms of phocomelic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «phocomelic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PHOCOMELIC

Find out the translation of phocomelic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of phocomelic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «phocomelic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

phocomelic
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

phocomelic
570 millions of speakers

English

phocomelic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

phocomelic
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فقمي الأطراف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

phocomelic
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

phocomelic
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

phocomelic
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

phocomelic
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Phocomelic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

phocomelic
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

phocomelic
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

phocomelic
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Phocomelic
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phocomelic
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

phocomelic
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फोकोमलिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

phocomelic
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

focomelico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

phocomelic
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

phocomelic
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

phocomelic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

phocomelic
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

phocomelic
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

phocomelic
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

phocomelic
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of phocomelic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PHOCOMELIC»

The term «phocomelic» is barely ever used and occupies the 202.948 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PHOCOMELIC» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «phocomelic» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «phocomelic» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about phocomelic

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PHOCOMELIC»

Discover the use of phocomelic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to phocomelic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Functional Restoration of Adults and Children with Upper ...
FIGURE 2-15 Phocomelic child with minimally functional digits that will be functional to activate prosthetic switches or myoelectrical sensors in the prosthesis. ing a conventional prosthesis and should be considere a substitute for prosthesis ...
Dr. Robert H. Meier III, MD, Dr. Diane J. Atkins, OTR, 2004
2
Tachdjian's Pediatric Orthopaedics: From the Texas Scottish ...
D and E, Phocomelic radial deficiency. Table 15-5 Syndromic Association With Radial Ray Deficiency Holt-Oram syndrome. A B E D C Table 15-4 Comparison of the Different Clinical Manifestations of Radial and Ulnar Dysplasias Ulnar ...
John A. Herring, 2013
3
Research in Limb Prosthetics and Orthotics: A Report ... ...
OBJECTIVE OF THE PROJECT: Increase prosthetic function for amelic and phocomelic cases. Development of prosthetic systems and, if necessary, components for these systems. Development of more reliable methods for need analysis, ...
‎1969
4
The Child with an Acquired Amputation: A Symposium Held in ...
Carbon dioxide valves may be attached to a plastic vest (Figure 5), within easy reach of the phocomelic hand. In many cases, it is necessary to use the acromion to activate the valves. Where there are severe malformations, e.g., complete ...
George T. Aitken, 1972
5
The Epigenetics of Birds
Diagram of the action of the homozygous Creeper factor on prothanic and phocomelic embryos. (After Hamburger.) produce eggs in which the embryos show deformities of the head and extremities. The progeny of heterozygous Creeper fowls ...
6
The Canadian Nurse
many children do not have enough strength to push with their phocomelic hands (Figure 2). A suction hook on the wall can also be used to bring pants down and up; it is used by children who cannot use their upper limbs to hold and stabilize ...
‎1973
7
Defying Disability: The Lives and Legacies of Nine Disabled ...
He played a self-pitying, phocomelic, lounge singer who comes to terms with his disability after ghostly visitations and a sexual relationship with a woman doctor. The play itself had mixed reviews, but Fraser's acting was widely praised.
Mary Wilkinson, 2009
8
Journal of the Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic ...
The Phocomelic Problem in West Germany WILLIAM A. TOSBERG, CP & O, Technical Director Originally Appeared in ICIB Vol. II No. 1, October, 1962 ( Editor's Note: In August and September of 1962, Dr. Charles H. Frantz, Dr. Arthur J. Lesser ...
Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics, 1991
9
American Journal of Medical Genetics
Since the number and type of chromosomes exhibiting PCS vary among cells of phocomelic patients known to have this marker, it is possible that, in some phocomelic patients, PCS may have escaped detection. Alternatively, the second  ...
John M. Opitz, 1986
10
Using medicines wisely
Phocomelic children are born with underdeveloped arms, perhaps one- fifth the normal length, and their hands often lack the proper number of fingers. The appendages on the young appear about as useful for human activities like tying shoes ...
Prevention Magazine, Carol Keough, 1985

4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PHOCOMELIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term phocomelic is used in the context of the following news items.
1
American Horror Story recap: 'Bullseye'
(The most normal person in Freak Show is a man with phocomelic limbs and a body covered in tattoos.) Paul's in a romantic mood. He knows ... «Entertainment Weekly, Nov 14»
2
GQ Sent A Reporter To Hang Out With Female Raider Fans, And I'm …
... a pair of incongruously well-dressed European gentlemen; a big group of rowdy drunks; a phocomelic young man in a wheelchair; a bulldog ... «With Leather, Dec 12»
3
The Violent Femmes of Football
... a pair of incongruously well-dressed European gentlemen; a big group of rowdy drunks; a phocomelic young man in a wheelchair; a bulldog with an eye patch ... «GQ Magazine, Dec 12»
4
Op-Ed Contributor Desperately Seeking Susan
... the magnificent contemporary German singer whose physical appearance somewhat resembles Buchinger's (he is a phocomelic thalidomide ... «New York Times, Jun 09»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Phocomelic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/phocomelic>. Apr 2024 ».
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