the condition of having abnormally small physical stature resulting from a medical or genetic condition, as achondroplasia or some other disease that produces disproportion or deformation of features and limbs.
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Lastly, what does it say about our country that we as a society endorse the subjugation of persons with dwarfism?
Dwarf tossing does not have the support of the majority of persons with dwarfism living in Florida or the United States.
The potential injury to a person with dwarfism means tax payers likely will assume the cost of care thereafter.
Below 1 m. 25 begins a certain abnormal state, often pathological, called dwarfism.The Races of Man | Joseph Deniker
British Dictionary definitions for dwarfism
the condition of being a dwarf
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Scientific definitions for dwarfism
Abnormally short stature, usually caused by a hereditary disorder.
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