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achondrogenesis

 [ah-kon″dro-jen´ĕ-sis]
a hereditary disorder characterized by hypoplasia of bone, resulting in markedly shortened limbs; the head and trunk are normal.

a·chon·dro·gen·e·sis

(ā-kon'drō-jen'ĕ-sis),
Neonatal lethal dwarfism characterized by severe bone dysplasia of all four limbs, micromelia, enlarged cranium, and a short trunk with delayed or absent ossification of the lower spine and pubic bones. There are various types. See subentries to this term.
[G. a- priv. + chondros, cartilage, + genesis, origin]

achondrogenesis

/achon·dro·gen·e·sis/ (ah-kon″dro-jen´ĕ-sis) a hereditary disorder characterized by hypoplasia of bone, resulting in markedly shortened limbs; the head and trunk are normal.

achondrogenesis

(ā-kŏn′drō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs, ə-kŏn′-)
n.
Dwarfism characterized by various bone aplasias and hypoplasias of the extremities and a short trunk with delayed ossification of the lower spine.

achondrogenesis

[ākon′drōjen′əsis]
the most severe form of chondrodyspasia typically lethal before or soon after birth. Type 1 is characterized by deficient ossification in skeletal bone and a large cranium. Type 2 is characterized by deficient ossification of the vertebrae, severe dwarfism, and a prominent abdomen. Several mutations have been identified.

a·chon·dro·gen·e·sis

(ā-kon-drō-jen'ĕ-sis)
Dwarfism accompanied by various bone aplasias of all four limbs, a normal or enlarged cranium, and a short trunk with delayed ossification of the lower vertebral column and pelvic bones.
[G. a- priv. + chondros, cartilage, + genesis, origin]

achondrogenesis

a hereditary disorder characterized by hypoplasia of bone, resulting in markedly shortened limbs; the head and trunk are normal.