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The condition of being abnormally small. It may be hereditary or a result of endocrine dysfunction, nutritional deficiency, renal insufficiency, diseases of the skeleton, or other causes.
Names of specific diseases and bone and connective tissue disorders causing dwarfism are listed under the first word.
e.g., SEE: Bloom's syndrome; SEE: Cockayne syndrome; SEE: thanatophoric dysplasia
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Dwarfism." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734200/all/dwarfism.
Dwarfism. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734200/all/dwarfism. Accessed April 23, 2019.
Dwarfism. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734200/all/dwarfism
Dwarfism [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734200/all/dwarfism.
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