ateleiosis


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ateleiosis

(əˌtɛlɪˈəʊsɪs; əˌtiːlɪˈəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) the condition of having restricted or impaired growth
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Noun1.ateleiosis - a form of infantilism characterized by physical underdevelopment but normal intelligence
infantilism - an abnormal condition in which an older child or adult retains infantile characteristics
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Ateleiosis and progeria: continuous youth and premature old age.