Synonyms

1. limb-girdle_muscular_dystrophy

noun. an autosomal recessive form of muscular dystrophy that appears anywhere from late childhood to middle age; characterized by progressive muscular weakness beginning either in the shoulder or pelvic girdle; usually progresses slowly with cardiopulmonary complications in the later stages.

Synonyms

  • autosomal recessive disease
  • dystrophy
  • autosomal recessive defect

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Words that Rhyme with Phantom Limb

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  • klim
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  • grimm
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  • crimm
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  • clim
  • brimm
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  • zim
  • yim
  • vim
  • timme
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2. phantom

noun. ['ˈfæntəm, ˈfænəm'] a ghostly appearing figure.

Synonyms

  • disembodied spirit
  • specter
  • spectre
  • spirit
  • Flying Dutchman
  • phantasm
  • apparition
  • phantasma

Antonyms

  • disappearance
  • dull
  • unhappiness
  • happiness

Etymology

  • fantom (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fantosme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. phantom

adjective. ['ˈfæntəm, ˈfænəm'] something apparently sensed but having no physical reality.

Antonyms

  • stay in place

Etymology

  • fantom (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fantosme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. phantom

noun. ['ˈfæntəm, ˈfænəm'] something existing in perception only.

Synonyms

  • unidentified flying object
  • fantasm
  • ghost
  • shadow
  • illusion
  • shade
  • spook
  • wraith
  • specter
  • Flying Dutchman
  • spectre
  • flying saucer
  • phantasm
  • semblance
  • apparition
  • phantasma

Antonyms

  • precede
  • absence
  • conception
  • colorlessness

Etymology

  • fantom (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fantosme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. limb

noun. ['ˈlɪm'] one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper.

Synonyms

  • appendage
  • hind limb
  • appendicular skeleton
  • forearm
  • flipper
  • thigh
  • forelimb
  • member
  • hindlimb
  • extremity
  • stump
  • crus
  • leg
  • arm

Antonyms

  • outside
  • inside
  • middle
  • end

Etymology

  • limbus (Latin)

6. limb

noun. ['ˈlɪm'] any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree.

Synonyms

  • bough
  • stick
  • tree branch
  • tree

Antonyms

  • attach
  • stay
  • unify
  • arrive

Etymology

  • limbus (Latin)

7. limb

noun. ['ˈlɪm'] any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm.

Synonyms

  • branch
  • arm

Antonyms

  • nonmember
  • ride
  • converge

Etymology

  • limbus (Latin)

8. limb

noun. ['ˈlɪm'] the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for measuring angles.

Synonyms

  • octant
  • sextant

Antonyms

  • distributary
  • detach
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • limbus (Latin)

9. limb

noun. ['ˈlɪm'] either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip.

Synonyms

  • portion
  • bow

Antonyms

  • travel
  • move
  • straight line

Etymology

  • limbus (Latin)

10. limb

noun. ['ˈlɪm'] (astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet.

Synonyms

  • edge

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • join

Etymology

  • limbus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word phantom-limb


1. Noun Phrase
Hypersensitivity to touch can also result from nerve damage, along with burns, phantom limb** syndrome that occurs after limb amputation and developmental disorders.

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