Pronunciation: ak′rō-mik′rē-ă, ak′rō-mī′krē-ă
Definition: The antithesis of acromegaly; a condition in which the bones of the face and limbs are small and delicate; possibly due to a deficiency of somatotropin.
[acro- + G. mikros, small]
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