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chondrodystrophic dwarfism in Medicine

chondrodystrophic dwarfism

(kŏn′drō-dĭ-strŏfĭk, -strōfĭk)
n.
  1. A congenital dwarfism in which the disturbed development of the cartilage of the long bones arrests the growth of long bones, resulting in extremely shortened extremities.
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