ateliotic
Marked by ateliosis.

* * *

ate·li·ot·ic or chiefly Brit ate·lei·ot·ic -'ät-ik adj of, relating to, or affected with ateliosis
ateliotic or chiefly Brit ateleiotic n an individual affected with ateliosis

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • ateliotic — adj. suffering from ateliosis (disorder characterized by a childlike appearance and lack of physical development) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ateliotic — atel·i·ot·ic …   English syllables

  • ateliotic — adjective see ateliosis …   Useful english dictionary

  • ateliotic dwarf — a dwarf whose skeleton is infantile with persistent nonunion between epiphyses and diaphyses …   Medical dictionary

  • ateliosis — ateliotic /euh tel ee ot ik/, adj. /euh tee lee oh sis, euh tel ee /, n. Pathol. a form of infantilism caused by pituitary malfunction, characterized by a childish face and voice and associated physical underdevelopment, but not affecting… …   Universalium

  • Dwarfism — Abnormally short stature, which may be due to a variety of causes. Some forms are hereditary. See also {{}}achondroplasia; dwarfism, pituitary. * * * A condition or a group of conditions in which the standing height of the person is below the 3rd …   Medical dictionary

  • atelia — SYN: ateliosis. * * * ate·lia (ə teґle ə) [Gr. ateleia incompleteness] imperfect or incomplete development. ateliotic adj …   Medical dictionary

  • panhypopituitarism — A state in which the secretion of all anterior pituitary hormones is inadequate or absent; caused by a variety of disorders that result in destruction or loss of function of all or most of the anterior pituitary gland. Rare forms of PHP are… …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”