acromegalia definition

  • noun:
    • an alternate name for illness acromegaly.
    • Same as acromegaly.
    • enhancement of bones of arms and foot and face; frequently followed by headache and muscle tissue pain and psychological disturbances; caused by overproduction of growth hormones because of the anterior pituitary gland (as a result of a tumor)

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