acromicria


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acromicria

 [ak″ro-mi´kre-ah]
abnormal smallness of the limbs, including hands and feet, and sometimes the nose and jaws, due to a deficiency in pituitary function after puberty.

ac·ro·mic·ri·a

(ak'rō-mik'rē-ă, ak'rō-mī'krē-ă),
The antithesis of acromegaly; a condition in which the bones of the face and limbs are small and delicate; possibly due to a deficiency of somatotropin.
[acro- + G. mikros, small]

acromicria

/ac·ro·mic·ria/ (ak″ro-mik´re-ah) hypoplasia of the limbs and digits, nose, and jaws.

acromicria

[ak′rəmik′rē·ə]
an anomaly characterized by abnormally small hands and feet. The person may also possess unusually small facial features, such as the nose and ears.

ac·ro·mic·ria

(ak'rō-mik'rē-ă, ak'rō-mī'krē-ă)
Antithesis of acromegaly; condition in which bones of the face and limbs are small and delicate.
[acro- + G. mikros, small]

acromicria

abnormal smallness of the extremities of the skeleton—nose, jaws and feet.
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