pancreatic infantilism

pan·cre·at·ic in·fan·ti·lism

infantilism associated with deficiency or absence of pancreatic secretion.
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pancreatic infantilism

An obsolete term for:
(1) Cystic fibrosis—specifically the malabsorption and fat-soluble vitamin deficiency associated therewith; or
(2) Pancreatic hypoplasia—an obsolete term for dwarfism related to reduced pancreatic endocrine (e.g., insulin-dependent) diabetes, or exocrine (e.g., cystic fibrosis) secretions.
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