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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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dwarfism as result of failure of growth hormone production because of hypothalamic or pituitary abnormality.
Synonym(s): pituitary dwarf
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