nanism


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nanism

[′nā‚niz·əm]
(medicine)
Dwarfed stature due to arrested development.
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Nanism (dwarfism) in fish: a comparison between red mullet Mullus barbatus from the southeastern and the central Mediterranean.
Physical malformations, such as gigantism, nanism, microsomia, micro--and macro-cephalia, as signs of some endocrine illnesses or chromosomal anomalies will be recorded.
Osteopoikilosis had also been associated with nanism, spinal stenosis, dystocia [30], organ anomanies such douplicated ureter, aorta coarctation, endocrine disorders, disc protrusions, melorheostosis and tuberous sclerosis [22, 28].