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Definition of the noun acromegalia
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- enlargement of bones of hands and feet and face; often accompanied by headache and muscle pain and emotional disturbances; caused by overproduction of growth hormone by the anterior pituitary gland (due to a tumor)
Alternative definition of the noun acromegalia
- [disease] An alternative name for the disease acromegaly.
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by Herman Arthur Haubold
According to Benda,12 acromegalia is the outcome of hyperfun-ction of the gland , while dysfrophia adiposogcnitalis is the result of hypopituitarism. The indication for operative efiort at relief is based on. THE SURGERY OF THE HYPOPHYSIS ...
Denver Medical Times (1893)
Acromegalia. — Acromegalia is the name given by Maria to THE DENVER ...
Brissaud, acromegalia is the giantism of adults, while giantism is the acromegalia of adolescents. — Medical Record. 4* 4* That amusing raconteur, Josiah Flynt, tells a tall story in Lippincott's Magazine for September called ...
Nervous and Mental Diseases (1911)
by Archibald Church, Frederick Peterson
The usual adenomatous enlargement of the pituitary body and the frequent defective or goitrous condition of the thyroid have led to the belief that acromegalia is a trophoneurosis dependent upon modifications of the functions of these glands, ...
The Literary Digest (1901)
by Edward Jewitt Wheeler, Isaac Kaufman Funk, William Seaver Woods
Brissaud, acromegalia is the giantism of adults, while giantism is the acromegalia of adolescents." LORD KELVlN. says an English paper quoted in Electricity, once paid a visit with a friend to some well-known electrical works.
Midline Medical Dictionary (2002)
by P. S. Rawat
Hässtra, Hüff HT RTÉ Acromegalia. See Acromegaly. Acromegaly. A disease in which the bones and soft parts of the face and extremities are abnormally enlarged; acromegalia. 33 Acropetal Acromelalgia. See Erythromelalgia. Acromial.
acromegalia. See acromegaly. acromegalic eunuchoidism ...
Mosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)
Also called acromegalia. Compare gigantism. −acromegalic, adj. acromial.
by UN Panda
Acromegaly Acromegalia ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
Also called acromegalia. Compare gigantism. See also adenohypophysis, growth hormone. —acromegalic, adj. Acromegaly (Seidel et al, 2011/Courtesy Gary Wand, MD, The Johns Hopkins University and Hospital) acromial actinic prurigo ...
Also called acromegalia. ADJ. acromegalic acromicria N. condition of having underdeveloped fingers and toes and other parts; also called acromikria. acromion (e-kro'mé-on') N. high point of the shoulder; an extension of the spinous part of ...
by Robert Jean Campbell
acromegaly, acromegalia Hyperpituitarism produced ...
Acromegalia. VIII. HEMORRFHAGE.
Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... and the Various Sciences Closely Related to Medicine ... by George Milbry Gould
-*Unknown; heredity | Acromegaly; acromegalia; akromegaly. Effusion into ...
A New Medical Dictionary (1890)
by George Milbry Gould
Acromegalia (anpoc, fuya7u>c, large). Abnormal development of the extremities. Acro'mion (anpov, a summit, utioc, the shoulder). The triangular-shaped process at the summit of the scapula, which forms the attachment of the deltoid muscle.
by Carl Wilhelm Hermann Nothnagel, Alfred Stengel
Being a Voluminous and Exhaustive Hand-book of Medical and Scientific Terminology by John Marie Keating, Henry Hamilton, John Chalmers Da Costa, Frederick A. Packard
Acromegalia. A disease characterized by abnormal development of the extremities, head, and parts of the skin. Acro'mial. Of, or pertaining to, the Acromion (q. v.). Acro'mial Artery. See Artery. Acro'mial Nerve. See Nerve. Acro' mial Vein.
And Such Words and Phrases of the Collateral Sciences as Pertain to the Art and Practice of Dentistry by Chapin Aaron Harris
Acromegalia. From anooc, an extremity, ...
Including All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine, with Their Proper Pronunciation and Definitions; Based on Recent Medical Literature by George Milbry Gould
Acromegalia, Akromegaly (ai-ro ...
by William Alexander Newman Dorland
Hypophysin from the hypophysis of the ox is used as a therapeutic agent in acromegalia. hypophysis (hi-pofis-is) [Gr. iW. under + tpbtw to grow]. Any process or outgrowth, especially the pituitary body [B N AJ. See pituitary body, under body . h.
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