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1. The medical condition of being a dwarf.
2. The condition of being a dwarf animal or plant. In both senses also called nanism.
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(Pathology) the condition of being a dwarf. Also called: nanism
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dwarf•ism(ˈdwɔr fɪz əm)
the condition of stunted growth.
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Abnormally short stature, usually caused by a hereditary disorder.
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Medicine. the condition of being dwarfed or a dwarf. Also called nanism.See also: Size
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|Noun||1.||dwarfism - a genetic abnormality resulting in short stature|
congenital disease, genetic abnormality, genetic defect, genetic disease, genetic disorder, hereditary condition, hereditary disease, inherited disease, inherited disorder - a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically
pycnodysostosis - a form of dwarfism accompanied by fragile bones and bad teeth
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dwarfism[ˈdwɔːfɪzəm] n (Med) → nanismo
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n. enanismo, insuficiencia del desarrollo en el crecimiento de una persona.
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