ateliosis


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a·tel·i·o·sis

(ă-tē'lē-ō'sis),
Incomplete development of the body or any of its parts, as in infantilism and dwarfism.
Synonym(s): atelia
[G. atelēs, incomplete, + -osis, condition]

ateliosis

[ətē′lē·ō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, ateles, incomplete, osis, condition
a form of dwarfism caused by the absence or destruction of eosinophil cells of the adenohypophysis. The person may appear childlike and have poorly developed muscles.

a·tel·i·o·sis

(ă-tē'lē-ō'sis)
Incomplete development of the body or any of its parts, as in infantilism and dwarfism.
Synonym(s): atelia.
[G. atelēs, incomplete, + -osis, condition]

ateliosis

1. a condition characterized by failure to develop completely.
2. hypophyseal infantalism.
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