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acromegalia


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  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acromegalia 
  n  :  enlargement  of  bones  of  hands  and  feet  and  face;  often 
  accompanied  by  headache  and  muscle  pain  and  emotional 
  disturbances;  caused  by  overproduction  of  growth  hormone 
  by  the  anterior  pituitary  gland  (due  to  a  tumor)  [syn:  {acromegaly}] 




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