Ateleiosis | definition of ateleiosis by Medical dictionary
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ateleiosis (1) Idiopathic hypopituitary dwarfism wilson, foster.
(2) Pituitary dwarfism (which is divided into four types)—hypophysial infantilism.
(3) Incomplete development of the body or of a part.
ateleiosis DWARFISM caused by a deficient output of anterior pituitary hormones in childhood. The secondary sexual characteristics are normal as are the thyroid and adrenal functions.