Definition of Ainhum

1. Noun. (medicine) A painful constriction of the base of the fifth toe, frequently followed by autoamputation, occurring predominantly in black Africans and their descendants. ¹



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Medical Definition of Ainhum

1. 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. (12 Dec 1998)

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