Dwarfism, also known as short stature, occurs when an organism is extremely small. In humans, it is sometimes defined as an adult height of less than . the sole requirement for being considered a dwarf is having an adult height under.
The average height of an adult with dwarfism is 4'0, but typical heights range from 2'8 to 4'8. back to top A: In some circles, a midget is the term used for a proportionate dwarf. and diastrophic dysplasia, and sometimes surgery is required.
A dwarf has disproportion of body parts. This is generally caused by a genetic or nutritional disability. Any adult human below the height of 4'10" ( cm) is.