Achondrogenesis

Achondrogenesis is a number of disorders that are the most severe form of congenital chondrodysplasia (malformation of bones and cartilage). These conditions are characterized by a small body, short limbs, and other skeletal abnormalities. As a result of their serious health problems, infants with achondrogenesis are usually born prematurely, are ...
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achondrogenesis

(a-kon″dro-jenĀ“ә-sis) a hereditary disorder characterized by hypoplasia of bone, resulting in markedly shortened limbs; the head and trunk are normal.
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Achondrogenesis

Achondrogenesis: A genetic disorder of bonwe resulting in short-limbed dwarfism. There are a number of different types of achondrogenesis. See: Achondrogenesis type II.
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achondrogenesis

Dwarfism accompanied by various bone aplasias of all four limbs, a normal or enlarged skull, and a short trunk with delayed ossification of the lower spine; autosomal recessive inheritance. A new dominant mutation of type II collagen has been reported. ... Origin: G. A-priv., + chondros, cartilage, + genesis, origin ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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achondrogenesis

Type: Term Pronunciation: ā-kon′drō-jen′ĕ-sis Definitions: 1. Neonatal lethal dwarfism characterized by severe bone dysplasia of all four limbs, micromelia, enlarged cranium, and a short trunk with delayed or absent ossification of the lower spine and pubic bones. There are various types. See subentries to this term. &nbs...
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