diaphysial dysplasia

n.

Symmetrical thickening of the shafts of long bones, progressing from the middle toward the ends.Engelmann's disease

Nearby words

  1. diaphragmatic ligament of mesonephros,
  2. diaphragmatic pleurisy,
  3. diaphragmatocele,
  4. diaphysectomy,
  5. diaphysial aclasis,
  6. diaphysis,
  7. diaphysitis,
  8. diapir,
  9. diapophysis,
  10. diapositive


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