chondrodystrophy

A disturbance in the development of cartilage, primarily the long bones. This can result in arrested growth and dwarfism. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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chondrodystrophy

chondrodystrophy, chondrodystrophia A disturbance in the development of the cartilage primordia of the long bones, especially the region of the epiphysial plates, resulting in arrested growth of the long bones and dwarfism in which the extremities are abnormally short, but the head and trunk are essentially normal; autosomal recessive inheritance.
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chondrodystrophy

Type: Term Pronunciation: kon′drō-dis′trō-fē Definitions: 1. A disturbance in the development of the cartilage primordia of the long bones, especially the region of the epiphysial plates, resulting in arrested growth of the long bones and dwarfism in which the limbs are abnormally short, but the head and trunk are essenti
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