a form of short-limb dwarfism characterized by pug nose and shortening of the upper and lower extremities; particularly striking in the distal portion of these extremities (that is, forearm, fingers of upper extremity and the lower leg and toes of the lower extremity). Autosomal recessive inheritance.
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ac·ro·mes·o·mel·ic dwarf·ism(ak'rō-mez'ō-mē'lik dwōrf'izm)
A form of short-limb dwarfism characterized by pug-nose and shortening particularly striking in the distal segments of the limbs, i.e., the forearms, lower legs, fingers, and toes; autosomal recessive inheritance.
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