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missing person absentee
defect in brain development resulting in small or missing brain hemispheres anencephalia , anencephaly
blank gap or missing part blank , lacuna
denture anchored to teeth on either side of missing teeth bridge , bridgework
someone injured or killed or captured or missing in a military engagement casualty
enigmatic small elongated wormlike terrestrial invertebrates of damp dark habitats in warm regions; distinct from the phylum Annelida; resemble slugs with legs and are sometimes described as the missing link between arthropods and annelids class Onychophora , Onychophora
device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth dental appliance
dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth dental plate , denture , plate
missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript) hiatus
any of a number of diseases in which an inherited defect (usually a missing or inadequate enzyme) results in an abnormality of metabolism inborn error of metabolism
space from which something is missing lacuna
prosthesis that replaces a missing leg leg , peg , pegleg , wooden leg
Australian termite; sole living species of Mastotermes; called a living fossil; apparent missing link between cockroaches and termites Mastotermes darwiniensis
congenital condition in which some fingers or toes are missing oligodactyly
congenital condition in which some of the teeth are missing oligodontia
amputation pain or feeling where missing limb is phantom limb
pain felt by an amputee that seems to be located in the missing limb phantom limb pain
abnormality of development in which the upper part of an arm or leg is missing so the hands or feet are attached to the body like stumps; rare condition that results from taking thalidomide during pregnancy phocomelia , seal limbs
investigator who is employed to find missing persons or missing goods tracer
state of mind in which consciousness is fragile and voluntary action is poor or missing; a state resembling deep sleep trance
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