proportionate dwarfism


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proportionate dwarfism

dwarfism characterized by a symmetric shortening of the limbs and trunk; generally results from chemical, endocrine, nutritional, or nonosseous abnormalities.

pro·por·tion·ate dwarf·ism

(prō-pōr'shŭn-ăt dwōrf'izm)
Inherited condition characterized by a symmetric shortening of the limbs and trunk; generally results from chemical, endocrine, nutritional, or nonosseous abnormalities.