Definition of Ateleiosis

1. Noun. A form of infantilism characterized by physical underdevelopment but normal intelligence.

Exact synonyms: Ateliosis
Generic synonyms: Infantilism
Derivative terms: Ateleiotic



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ateleiosis

ate away
ate like a bird
ate like a horse
ate one's seed corn
ate one's words
ate the seed corn
atebrin
atebrine hydrochloride
atebrins
atechnic
ateji
atelectases
atelectasis
atelectatic
atelectatic rale
ateleiosis (current term)
ateleiotic
ateles
atelestite
atelia
atelic
atelier
atelierista
ateliers
ateliosis
ateliotic
ateliotic dwarfism
atelocollagen
atelomixis
atelopidtoxin

Literary usage of Ateleiosis

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1. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1903)
"ateleiosis: A Form of Dwarfism.—Hastings Gilford gives the histories of five cases of this disorder, the name of which is derived from the Greek ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1903)
"This kind of ateleiosis resembles cretinism in that it varies in character according to the age at which it begins. Hence it may be divided into three ..."

3. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1905)
"ateleiosis is a form of dwarfism distinct from any mentioned ; it occurs in an asexual and a sexual variety, according to whether the reproductive organs ..."

4. Medico-Chirurgical Transactions by Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society of London (1902)
"The only exception to this- is to be found in those instances of ateleiosis which commence during intra-uterine life, and of which one example has been ..."

5. An Index of differential diagnosis of main symptoms by Herbert French (1912)
"In asexual ateleiosis all the physical features of infantile life are stereotyped ; but in sexual ..."

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