fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva
[ ŏ-sĭf′ĭ-kănz′ prō′grĭ-sī′və ]
An inherited generalized disorder of connective tissue in which bone replaces tendons, fasciae, and ligaments.
- fibrocystic disease,
- fibrocystic disease of breast,
- fibrocystic disease of pancreas,
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