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Acromegalic

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Adjective

1. acromegalic

marked or affected by enlargement or hypertrophy of the extremities or the face

Example Sentences:
'a protruding acromegalic jaw'

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Acromegalic

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noun
a chronic disease characterized by enlargement of the bones of the head, hands, and feet, and swelling and enlargement of soft tissue, esp the tongue. It is caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone by the pituitary gland
Compare gigantism

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Acromegalic

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noun
a disease in which there is enlargement of the bones of the head, hands, and feet, resulting from an overproduction of growth hormone that is caused, usually, by a tumor in the pituitary

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Acromegalic

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n.
A chronic disorder caused by overproduction of human growth hormone usually by the pituitary gland, characterized by enlargement of the bones of the extremities and the skull and often by the development of complications such as diabetes, hypertension, and osteoarthritis.

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