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is it possible for a dwarf parent to have an average-sized child?

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Yes : Achondroplastic dwarfs have a 50% chance of having a child without this disorder if the other parent is of normal height. If both parents have achondroplasia, there is still a 25% chance that their child will not have achondroplasia.

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