Web Results
Find Health Information on Healthline
Find Info About:
Healthline is the leading provider of health information.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dwarfism

Dwarfism, also known as short stature, occurs when an organism is extremely small. In humans, it is sometimes defined as an adult height of less than 4 feet 10 ... Historically, the term "midget" was used to describe proportionate dwarfs; ... is a common replacement of the term 'dwarfism', especially in a medical context.

www.lpaonline.org/faq-

A: Little People of America (LPA) defines dwarfism as a medical or genetic condition that ... A: In some circles, a midget is the term used for a proportionate dwarf.

www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=22596

Midget: A very small person (or thing). Midget is a picturesque but somewhat disparaging term. It is the diminutive of midge (the insect), and who wants to be a  ...

medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Midgets

an abnormally undersized person; see also dwarfism. adj., adj dwar´ fish. hypophysial dwarf pituitary dwarf. hypothyroid dwarf a dwarf with hypothyroidism or ...

www.diffen.com/difference/Dwarf_vs_Midget

The term midget is now rarely used and is considered offensive. ... About, A medical condition caused by a genetic mutation at the 4th chromosome. Over 200 ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dwarfism/basics/definition/con-20032297

Dwarfism is short stature that results from a genetic or medical condition. Dwarfism is generally defined as an adult height of 4 feet 10 inches (147 centimeters) ...

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/midget

Medical Definition of midget. sometimes offensive : a very small person; specifically : a person of unusually small size who is physically well-proportioned  ...

www.quora.com/Is-there-a-legal-height-threshold-to-be-defined-as-a-midget

Little People of America (LPA) FAQ > Q: What is the definition of dwarfism? A: Little People of America (LPA) defines dwarfism as a medical or genetic condit...

rare-diseases-conditions.knoji.com/what-is-the-difference-between-a-dwarf-and-a-midget

Apr 9, 2012 ... From a medical standpoint the term dwarf is used to refer to a mature individual whose height is below 4ft 10 inches (147cm), however this ...