skeletal dysplasias

skeletal dysplasias

a heterogeneous group of disorders (over 120 types), each of which results in numerous disturbances of the skeletal system and most of which include dwarfism.
See also: chondrodystrophy.

skel·e·tal dys·pla·si·as

(skel'ĕ-tăl dis-plā'zē-ăz)
A heterogeneous group of disorders (more than 120 types), each of which results in numerous disturbances of the skeletal system and most of which include dwarfism.
See also: chondrodystrophy
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