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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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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.
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 ...
Mosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)
Also called acromegalia. Compare gigantism. −acromegalic, adj. acromial.
acromegalia. See acromegaly. acromegalic eunuchoidism ...
by UN Panda
Acromegaly Acromegalia ...
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 ...
Being a Voluminous and Exhaustive Hand-book of Medical and Scientific Terminology, with Phonetic Pronunciation, Accentuation, Etymology, Etc 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.
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 ...
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 ...
Hypophysin from the hypophysis of the <o is used as a therapeutic agent in acromegalia.
acromegalia. aktol (ak'tol). Same as actol. Al. The chemic symbol for aluminum. al. A suffix used to denote derivation from an aldehyd, as chloral, butyral, etc. ala (a'lah), pl. a'la [L. “wing”]. Any wing-like process. a. al'ba media'lis, a white field ...
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