Definition of acromegalic in English:

acromegalic

adjective

Medicine
  • See acromegaly

    • ‘The experienced consultant endocrinologist made a spot diagnosis as the couple entered the consulting room and directed his remarks entirely to the husband, who was clearly acromegalic.’
    • ‘A non-contact sport played by acromegalic millionaires.’
    • ‘Sleep disordered breathing is a common finding in newly presenting acromegalic subjects.’
    • ‘Functional measurements were done at rest, and thus, it is unclear whether DL could increase to a greater extent during exercise in acromegalic patients.’
    • ‘Scott had been diagnosed at one point as acromegalic, which meant that his body was producing too much growth hormone, but the state was natural, not brought about, by laboratory science.’

Pronunciation

acromegalic

/ˌakrə(ʊ)mɪˈɡalɪk/