Narrow body habitus which, like arachondactyly, is a common feature of several kinds of hereditary disorders of connective tissue. ... Origin: dolicho-+ G. Stenos, narrow, + melos, limb ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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dolichostenomelia 'Spider fingers' or a physical condition in which the fingers are long, slender, and curved, resembling a spider's legs. Long, slender fingers can be normal and not associated with any medical problems; however, in some cases, the tendency to develop spider fingers can indicate an underlying disease.
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Dolichostenomelia is a human condition or habitus in which the limbs are unusually long. The name is derived from Ancient Greek (dolichos - long, steno - short, narrow, close, melia - of the limbs). It is a common feature of several kinds of hereditary disorders which affect connective tissue, such as Marfan Syndrome and homocystinuria. The condit
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Type: Term Pronunciation: dol′i-kō-sten′ō-mē′lē-ă Definitions: 1. Narrow body habitus which, like arachnodactyly, is a common feature of several kinds of hereditary disorders of connective tissue.
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