ateliosis

noun
ate·​li·​o·​sis
variants: or chiefly British ateleiosis \ ə-​ˌtel-​ē-​ˈō-​səs How to pronounce ateliosis (audio) , -​ˌtē-​lē-​ How to pronounce ateliosis (audio) \
plural atelioses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce ateliosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of ateliosis

: incomplete development especially : dwarfism associated with anterior pituitary deficiencies and marked by normal proportions

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“Ateliosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ateliosis. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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