dysplasia epiphysialis multiplex

[ĕp′ə-fĭz′ē-ālĭs mŭltə-plĕks′]


An inherited abnormality affecting bone epiphyses, characterized by difficulty in walking, pain and stiffness of joints, stubby fingers, and often a type of dwarfism.

Nearby words

  1. dysphoric,
  2. dysphoric hypomania,
  3. dysphrasia,
  4. dyspigmentation,
  5. dysplasia,
  6. dysplasia epiphysialis punctata,
  7. dysplastic,
  8. dysplastic nevus syndrome,
  9. dyspnea,
  10. dyspnoea

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