pituitary dwarf

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Noun1.pituitary dwarf - a dwarf whose condition is caused by a deficiency of growth hormones, rather than by genetic factors (as in the case of the achondroplastic dwarf)
dwarf, midget, nanus - a person who is markedly small
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Doctors believe Jyoti is a pituitary dwarf but her mum Ranjana, 45, said: "No one knows why she is so small.
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