stippled epiphysis

[stĭpəld]

n.

A congenital abnormality of the epiphyses marked by multiple ossification centers that severely deform the long bone and give it a stippled appearance and a thickened shaft.dysplasia epiphysialis punctata

Nearby words

  1. stipites,
  2. stipitiform,
  3. stipo,
  4. stipple,
  5. stippled,
  6. stippling,
  7. stipulate,
  8. stipulation,
  9. stipulatory,
  10. stipule


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