[ ĕn-kŏn′drō-mə-tōsĭs, ĕn′kŏn-drō′- ]


A congenital but nonfamilial disorder involving tubular bones, especially of the hands and feet, and characterized by a neoplasmlike proliferation of cartilage in the metaphyses that cause distorted growth in length or pathological fractures.dyschondroplasia Ollier's disease
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