articular chondrocalcinosis

n.

A disease that is characterized by deposits of calcium hypophosphate crystals in synovial fluid, articular cartilage, and adjacent soft tissue and that produces goutlike attacks of pain and swelling of the involved joints.pseudogout

Nearby words

  1. articles of confederation,
  2. articles of war,
  3. articular,
  4. articular capsule,
  5. articular cartilage,
  6. articular corpuscle,
  7. articular disk,
  8. articular lamella,
  9. articular muscle,
  10. articular muscle of elbow


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