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Medical Dictionary


noun ate·li·o·sis
plural ate·li·o·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ATELIOSIS

:  incomplete development; especially :  dwarfism associated with anterior pituitary deficiencies and marked by essentially normal intelligence and proportions though often retarded sexual development—compare achondroplasia

Variants of ATELIOSIS

ate·li·o·sis or chiefly British ate·lei·o·sis \ə-ˌtel-ē-ˈō-səs, -ˌtē-lē-\
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