Laron type dwarfism

[ lä-rŏn ]

n.

Dwarfism in which somatomedin is absent and somatotropin plasma levels are high.

Nearby words

  1. long tail,
  2. long thoracic nerve,
  3. long time no see,
  4. long tin,
  5. long tom,
  6. long topgallant mast,
  7. long underwear,
  8. long vacation,
  9. long view,
  10. long walls


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