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algodystrophy

[ ăl′gō-dĭstrə-fē ]

n.

A local disturbance of growth, particularly in bone and cartilage, that causes pain.algesidystrophy

Nearby words

algin, algin fiber, alginate, alginic acid, algo-, algodystrophy, algogenic, algoid, algol, algolagnia, algological
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