microsomia
n. [Gr. mikros, small; soma, body]
Dwarfishness; nanism.

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  • microsomia — /mikroso mia/ s.f. [comp. di micro e somia ]. (biol., med.) [nell essere umano, malformazione dello sviluppo che comporta una notevole riduzione della statura rispetto alla norma] ▶◀ nanismo, nanosomia. ◀▶ gigantismo, macrosomia …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • Microsomia — Too small a body. A child with microsomia has significant undergrowth. The prefix micro is derived from the Greek mikros meaning small. It diminishes whatever it precedes. Soma is also from the Greek and means body. * * * Abnormal smallness of… …   Medical dictionary

  • microsomia — noun Abnormal smallness of the body; dwarfism …   Wiktionary

  • microsomia — mi·cro·so·mì·a s.f. TS med. → nanismo {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1957. ETIMO: comp. di micro e somia …   Dizionario italiano

  • microsomia — {{hw}}{{microsomia}}{{/hw}}s. f. (med.) Ridotto sviluppo corporeo …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • microsomia — pl.f. microsomie …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • microsomía hemifacial — malformación congénita consistente en un desarrollo asimétrico de los huesos de la cara, en particular de la mandíbula y microtía. Puede ir asociado a otras malformaciones. También se denomina síndrome de Goldenhar imagen clínica [véase… …   Diccionario médico

  • microsomia fetalis — abnormally small size of the fetus …   Medical dictionary

  • Hemifacial microsomia — is a congenital disorder that affects the development of the lower half of the face, most commonly the ears, the mouth and the mandible. It can occur on one side of the face or both. If severe it can lead to difficulties in breathing, obstructing …   Wikipedia

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