a condition typically characterized by having a large head in proportion to a small body, sometimes wide-set eyes and low-set ears are featured. This is a familial disorder thought to be due to a recessive gene.

LEPRECHAUNISM: "Those who are small in stature and typically have the body characteristics including- large wide eyes, long and low ears are diagnosed with leprechaunism."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LEPRECHAUNISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/leprechaunism/ (accessed May 30, 2020).