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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Enlargement of bones of hands and feet and face.

Usage examples (38)
  • The frequency of glycosuria or diabetes in acromegaly has been reported many times; Atkinson found it in
  • They should note what happens in the disease called acromegaly, a condition of too much growth hormone.
  • And of course there's a disease, acromegaly, which is actually characterized by an excess of human growth hormone.
  • I wonder if Kerry suffered from a mild case of the pituitary problem called acromegaly that causes bones to keep growing. for more
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