metatropic dwarfism

noun
meta·​tro·​pic dwarfism | \ ˌmet-ə-ˌtrō-pik- How to pronounce metatropic dwarfism (audio) \

Medical Definition of metatropic dwarfism

: a congenital skeletal dysplasia characterized by short limbs and spinal deformity

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“Metatropic dwarfism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/metatropic%20dwarfism. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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