dwarfism vs nanism what difference

what is difference between dwarfism and nanism

English

Etymology

dwarf +‎ -ism

Noun

dwarfism (plural dwarfisms)

  1. The condition of being a dwarf.
    • 1985, J. D. Esko et al., “Animal Cell Mutants Defective in Glycosaminoglycan Biosynthesis,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 82, no. 10, p. 3200,
      Studies of disproportionate dwarfisms in animals have revealed the importance of core proteins an sulfation in the development of cartilage.

Translations



English

Etymology

nano- +‎ -ism

Noun

nanism (plural nanisms)

  1. (biology, medicine) Unusually small size, as the result of a developmental abnormality.

Synonyms

  • dwarfism
  • microsomia

Romanian

Etymology

From French nanisme

Noun

nanism n (uncountable)

  1. dwarfism

Declension


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