achondrogenesis

[ ā-kŏn′drō-jĕnĭ-sĭs, ə-kŏn′- ]

n.

Dwarfism characterized by various bone aplasias and hypoplasias of the extremities and a short trunk with delayed ossification of the lower spine.

Nearby words

  1. analgesic,
  2. analgetic,
  3. anality,
  4. anallergic,
  5. anally,
  6. analog clock,
  7. analog computer,
  8. analog recording,
  9. analog signal,
  10. analog watch


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