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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dwarfism

Dwarfism occurs when an organism is short in stature from a medical condition that caused ... "little people". Historically, the term "midget" was used to describe " proportionate dwarfs"; however, this term is now regarded as offensive by some.

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.

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.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  ...

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.quora.com/Medically-speaking-what-is-the-difference-between-a-dwarf-and-a-midget

Sep 15, 2015 ... A dwarf is an extremely short adult who is less than 58 inches tall. The word midget is ... The term midget is now rarely used and is considered offensive. ... Dwarfism is a medical term, meaning a growth stunt that results in and ...

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 condition ...

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

Dwarfism is short stature that results from a genetic or medical condition. ... Some people prefer the term "short stature" rather than "dwarf" or "dwarfism." So it's ...

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 ...