Ainhum

Ainhum

a disease affecting the toes, especially the fifth, and sometimes the fingers, seen chiefly in black adult males in africa, in which a linear constriction around the affected digit leads to spontaneous amputation of its distal part.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Ainhum&oldid=12992"
First | Previous (Ailurophobia) | Next (Air) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.