Definition of dwarfism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dwarfism

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈdwɔːfɪzəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdwɔːrfɪzəm//
 
 
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the medical condition of being a dwarf. People who suffer from this condition are very short and often have short arms and legs.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dwarfism