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midget:

see dwarfismdwarfism,
condition in which an animal or plant is less than normal in size and lacks the capacity for normal growth. Dwarfism is deliberately produced and perpetuated in certain species (e.g., in breeding miniature dogs and cultivating dwarf plants).
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midget

[′mij·ət]
(medicine)
An individual who is abnormally small, but otherwise normal.

midget

a dwarf whose skeleton and features are of normal proportions
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Dr Pritchard says: "I have reported the use of the term 'midget' to Facebook several times - as have other people.
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The last version, produced in 1974 did the Midget no favours at all.
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