One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The formation of members.
Late 17th century; earliest use found in Everard Maynwaring (b. ?1628), physician. From post-classical Latin membrification-, membrificatio from membrificat-, past participial stem of membrificare to form limbs + -io.
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