hip dysplasia


noun Veterinary Pathology.

a genetic disorder, typically affecting young dogs of medium- to large-sized breeds, characterized by alteration and malformation of the hip joint.

Nearby words

  1. hinton,
  2. hioi,
  3. hip,
  4. hip bath,
  5. hip boot,
  6. hip flask,
  7. hip hop,
  8. hip joint,
  9. hip pocket,
  10. hip roof

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British Dictionary definitions for hip dysplasia

hip dysplasia

noun

vet science a common disorder of large and giant-breed dogs, as well as other species, in which the femoral head does not sit properly in the socket of the hip joint
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