Monday, 3 September 2012

Entry: acromegalic (adj.)

In context: "CRANIALLY CHALLENGED, ACROMEGALIC INFANTS LOST IN EXPERIALIST SHUFFLE? - Editorial Header in Ithaca NY's Daily Odyssean;"

Definition: Affected with acromegaly; of, relating to, or characteristic of acromegaly.

Where acromegaly (n.): A disorder characterized by overgrowth of bone and soft tissues, most noticeably in the hands, feet, and face, caused by over-secretion of growth hormone (most commonly by a pituitary tumour), and also affecting many other systems of the body.


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Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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