acrodolichomelia ac·ro·dol·i·cho·me·li·a (āk’rō-dŏl’ĭ-kō-mē’lē-ə, -mēl’yə)
Abnormal growth of the hands and feet.
having rootless teeth fastened to the alveolar ridge of the jaws. Historical Examples Trogonophis, Pachycalamus and Agamodon of Africa are all acrodont; the other genera are pleurodont. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 7 Various The teeth are large and acrodont, and occur on the pterygoids as well as on the jaws. The Vertebrate […]
adjective (of the veins of a leaf) running parallel to the edges of the leaf and fusing at the tip Also acrodromous (əˈkrɒdrəməs)
acrodynia acrodynia ac·ro·dyn·ia (āk’rō-dĭn’ē-ə) n. A syndrome in children and infants caused by mercury poisoning, characterized by erythema of the extremities, chest, and nose, polyneuritis, and gastrointestinal disorders. Also called dermatopolyneuritis, erythredema, pink disease, Swift’s disease. A syndrome associated with ingestion of mercury by adults, characterized by photophobia, sweating, and tachycardia.
acrodysostosis acrodysostosis ac·ro·dys·os·to·sis (āk’rō-dĭs’ŏs-tō’sĭs) n. A disorder marked by abnormally small hands and feet, facial changes, and mental retardation.