infant Hercules

in·'fant Her·cu·les

term applied to young children with precocious sexual and muscular development due to a virilizing adrenocortical disorder.
A number of conditions have called infant Hercules syndrome
(1) Kocher-Debré-Semélaigne syndrome A clinical form of infant-onset hypothyroidism characterised by generalized enlargement of muscles that are weak with slowed reaction time, myxoedema, and cretinism
(2) Adrenogenital syndrome due to functional hyperplasia, adenomas or carcinomas of the adrenal cortex
(3) A case caused by mutation in the myostatin gene which resulted in both muscular hypertrophy and increased strength
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On Saturday, members of the Stockton pub male voice choir Infant Hercules will walk from Arc in Dovecot Street, Stockton to Redcar and Saltburn, singing as they go.
There was a time when Middlesbrough was described by Gladstone as an infant Hercules, and the industrialists who made it that way were indivisible from the community leadership.
For any kid who looks a bit like an infant Hercules, this will be one of the genes to look at now," says Tejvir S.
Zoe Lewis, principal and chief | executive at Middlesbrough College, explained why it's "time the Infant Hercules showed how much it's grown.
So what is it like bringing up an infant Hercules who's so strong and active that he won't give you a moment's peace?
It will mark a busy year for Cattle and Cane which has also included a performance of their song Infant Hercules at the official opening of the refurbishment of Middlesbrough's Transporter Bridge.
In the past, he would have been given the medical term Infant Hercules.
Meanwhile, there are more new micropubs to come on neighbouring Bedford Street - and there's also the Devil's Advocate and Infant Hercules just a short hop away.
It marks a busy year for Cattle and Cane - which has also included a performance of their song Infant Hercules at the official opening of the refurbishment of Middlesbrough's Transporter Bridge earlier this month.
A century ago the Infant Hercules of Middlesbrough was the single biggest steel producing centre in the entire world.
Local band Cattle and Cane performed their song Infant Hercules and tunes from their debut album Home.
After the service they went to the Infant Hercules on Grange Road, where Michael Hill and Chris Maloney had arranged to name the bar The Tom Dresser VC Bar, and a photo of Tom receiving his VC is now displayed on the wall.

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