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van buchem's syndrome in Medicine

Van Buchem's syndrome

(vän bōōkēmz, văn)
  1. An inherited skeletal dysplasia characterized by enlargement of the lower jaw and thickening of the long bones and the top of the skull.generalized cortical hyperostosis
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