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ROOTS > RHIZO MESO ACRO MERO
- COMBINED WITH MELIA (LIMB)
RHIZO points to "root" or proximal. 
MESO  ..................  middle or central 
ACRO  ..................  terminal or tip  
MERO  ..................  minimal as in "merely"  
MELIA ..................  limb 
Combinations 
RHIZOMELIC dwarfism syndromes  
MESOMELIC short stature 
ACROMEGALY or enlargement of "tips" 
MEROMELIA reduced by "missing" a part 
          (implicitly between foot and tip) 
see> MELIA 

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