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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: ak′rō-dis-os-tō′sis

Definition: A disorder in which the hands and feet are short with stubby fingers and toes. Growth retardation is progressive. Mental retardation and marked nasal hypoplasia are also present; autosomal dominant inheritance.

[acro- + dysostosis]

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