acromegalic
adjective or noun see acromegaly

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  • acromegalic — ACROMEGÁLIC, Ă adj., s.m. şi f. (Suferind) de acromegalie. [< fr. acromégalique]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • acromegalic — adjective marked or affected by enlargement or hypertrophy of the extremities or the face a protruding acromegalic jaw • Similar to: ↑unshapely • Derivationally related forms: ↑acromegaly * * * I. |akrōmə̇|galik adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • acromegalic — Pertaining to or characterized by acromegaly. * * * ac·ro·me·gal·ic .ak rō mə gal ik adj exhibiting acromegaly acromegalic n one affected with acromegaly …   Medical dictionary

  • acromegalic — See acromegaly. * * * …   Universalium

  • acromegalic — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to acromegaly. 2. noun A person affected by acromegaly …   Wiktionary

  • acromegalic — adj. (Pathology) affected with an abnormal condition causing enlargement of the bones (in the hands, feet and head) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acromegalic — ac·ro·me·gal·ic …   English syllables

  • acromegalic — /ˌækroʊməˈgælɪk/ (say .akrohmuh galik) adjective 1. relating to or suffering from acromegaly. –noun 2. a person suffering from acromegaly …   Australian English dictionary

  • acromegalic gigantism — pituitary gigantism in which the body also has the changes in the short and flat bones and in the distal parts that are characteristic of acromegaly …   Medical dictionary

  • acromegaly — acromegalic /ak roh meuh gal ik/, adj. /ak reuh meg euh lee/, n. Pathol. a chronic disease characterized by enlargement of the bones of the head, the soft parts of the feet and hands, and sometimes other structures, due to excessive secretion of… …   Universalium

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