Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321743261
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-326-8

Chapter 16 - The Endocrine System - Review Questions - Page 629: 8


become a dwarf but have fairly normal body proportions; pituitary dwarfism

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GH deficiency in children slows long bone growth, a condition called pituitary dwarfism . Such individuals attain a maximum height of 1.2 m (4 feet), but usually have fairly normal body proportions.
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