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Medical Term:

panhypopituitary dwarfism


Definition: type I is an autosomal recessive disorder with a deficient human growth hormone (ACTH, FSH that delays sexual development, and produces hypothyroidism and adrenal insufficiency; type II is similar but is an X-linked disorder.

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