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Pronunciation: dol'i-ko-sten'o-me'le-a

Definition: Narrow body habitus which, like arachnodactyly, is a common feature of several kinds of hereditary disorders of connective tissue.

[dolicho- + G. stenos, narrow, + melos, limb]

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