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an abnormally undersized person; see also dwarfism. adj., adj dwar´�fish.
hypophysial dwarf pituitary dwarf.
infantile dwarf a dwarf with infantilism.
normal dwarf an individual who is undersized but perfectly formed.
renal dwarf a person with renal dwarfism.
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dwarf(dwōrf), Negative or pejorative connotations of this word may render it offensive in some contexts.
An abnormally undersized person with disproportion among the body parts. See: dwarfism.
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n. pl. dwarfs or dwarves (dwôrvz)
a. A person with a usually genetic disorder resulting in atypically short stature and often disproportionate limbs.
b. An atypically small animal or plant.
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An abnormally undersized person with disproportion among the bodily parts.
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An abnormally undersized person with disproportion among the body parts.
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