The antithesis of acromegaly; a condition in which the bones of the face and extremities are small and delicate; possibly due to a deficiency of somatotropin. [acro- + G. mikros, small]

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ac·ro·mi·cria .ak-rō-'mik-rē-ə, -'mīk- n abnormal smallness of the extremities

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ac·ro·mic·ria (ak″ro-mikґre-ə) [acro- + micr- + -ia] hypoplasia of the extremities of the skeleton, including the nose, jaws, fingers, and toes; the converse of acromegaly.

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