leprechaunism

noun
lep·​re·​chaun·​ism | \ ˈlep-rə-ˌkän-ˌiz-əm, -ˌkȯn- How to pronounce leprechaunism (audio) \

Medical Definition of leprechaunism

: a rare inherited disorder characterized by mental and physical retardation, by endocrine disorders, by hirsutism, and especially by a facies marked by large wide-set eyes and large low-set ears

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“Leprechaunism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leprechaunism. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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