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Related to pituitary dwarf: acromelic
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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A person of abnormally short stature and esp. of abnormal proportions. See: achondroplasia; cretinism See: micromelusdwarfism (dwarf'izm)
achondroplastic dwarfSee: achondroplasia
A dwarf who has deficient sexual development or has not developed to sexual maturity.
A dwarf whose condition resulted from hypofunction of the anterior lobe of the hypophysis. Synonym: pituitary dwarf
A dwarf whose short stature results from insufficient production of growth hormone.
A dwarf with marked physical, mental, and sexual underdevelopment.
A dwarf whose short stature results from an insensitivity or resistance to growth hormone.
A woman who is undersized due to absence or underdevelopment of the ovaries.
A dwarf with abnormally short diaphyses of either pair of extremities or of all four.
A person normally developed except for unusually short stature.
pituitary dwarfHypophyseal dwarf.
A dwarf who has a selective deficiency of growth hormone but otherwise normal endocrine function.
A dwarf whose condition is due to rickets.
A dwarf whose condition is due to renal osteodystrophy.
thanatophoric dwarfSee: thanatophoric dysplasia
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