- restricted growth
- dwarfishnessRestricted comes from a Latin verb meaning to hold back deliberately, and the only true human restricted growth was among the hapless Chinese women whose feet had been bound to keep them small. A BBC programme broadcast on 15 January 1987 was devoted to people of restricted growth.
How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. R. W. Holder. 2014.
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