Definition of Acromicria
1. Noun. Abnormally small extremities (underdeveloped fingers and toes).
Medical Definition of Acromicria
1. 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. Origin: acro-+ G. Mikros, small (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Acromicria
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1. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciencesedited by [Anonymus AC02809657] edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1894)
""acromicria "of the Fingers of the Left Hand.—Lewin K„4,,^ observed a young girl with atrophy of the joint extremities, and he gives the disease the name of ..."
2. The Principles of Surgery and Surgical Pathology: General Rules Governing by Hermann Tillmanns (1894)
"... excitement lias frequently been thought to be the primary rase of the affection. acromicria.—The condition the reverse of acromegaly is called ..."
3. Diseases of the Nervous System by Julius Lincoln Salinger (1910)
"Furthermore, there is atrophy of the bones with shortening and thinning (acromicria). I was several times able to determine this in the X-ray picture. ..."
4. Diseases of the Nervous System: A Text-book for Students and Practitioners by Hermann Oppenheim, Edward E. Mayer (1904)
"... with a thinning of the bones—a sort of acromicria—and an induration, shrivelling, and atrophy of the muscles. Circular constrictions and mutilations ..."
5. A Manual of surgery for students and physicians by Francis T. Stewart (1911)
"The treatment is symptomatic, unless evidences of tumor of the pituitary body be present, when its removal is indicated (see p. 353). acromicria is the ..."