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