pyknodysostosis

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pyknodysostosis

 [pik″no-dis″os-to´sis]
a hereditary syndrome of dwarfism, osteopetrosis, and skeletal anomalies of the cranium, digits, and mandible.

pyk·no·dys·os·to·sis

(pik'nō-dis'os-tō'sis),
[TA] A condition characterized by short stature, delayed closure of the fontanelles, and hypoplasia of the terminal phalanges. Autosomal recessive inheritance.
[pykno- + G. dys-, difficult, + osteon, bone, + -osis, condition]

pyknodysostosis

/pyk·no·dys·os·to·sis/ (pik″no-dis″os-to´sis) a hereditary syndrome of dwarfism, osteopetrosis, and skeletal anomalies of the cranium, digits, and mandible.

pyknodysostosis

[pik′nō·dis′os·tō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, pyknos, thick + dys, bad + osteon, bone + osis, condition
an autosomal-recessive symptom complex consisting of dwarfism, osteopetrosis, partial agenesis of terminal digits of hands and feet, cranial anomalies, frontal and occipital bossing, and hypoplasia of the angle of the mandible.

pyk·no·dys·os·to·sis

(pik'nō-dis'os-tō'sis) [TA]
A familial dysmorphism characterized by short stature, delayed closure of the fontanelles, and hypoplasia of the terminal phalanges; autosomal recessive inheritance.
Synonym(s): pycnodysostosis.
[pykno- + dys- + G. osteon,bone, + -osis, condition]
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