osteochondrosis

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osteochondrosis

 [os″te-o-kon-dro´sis]
a disease of the growth ossification centers in children, beginning as a degeneration or necrosis followed by regeneration or recalcification; known by various names, depending on the bone involved.
osteochondrosis defor´mans ti´biae tibia vara.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

os·te·o·chon·dro·sis

(os'tē-ō-kon-drō'sis),
Any of a group of disorders of one or more ossification centers in children, characterized by degeneration or aseptic necrosis followed by reossification; includes the various forms of epiphysial aseptic necrosis.
[osteo- + G. chondros, cartilage, + -osis, condition]
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osteochondrosis

Osgood-Schlatter disease, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

os·te·o·chon·dro·sis

(os'tē-ō-kon-drō'sis)
Any of a group of disorders of one or more ossification centers in children, characterized by degeneration or aseptic necrosis followed by reossification; includes the various forms of epiphysial aseptic necrosis.
[osteo- + G. chondros, cartilage, + -osis, condition]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

osteochondrosis

See OSTEOCHONDRITIS.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Scheuermann's disease, a juvenile osteochondrosis of the spine, has a 0.4-8.3% incidence in the general population, being more frequent in male adolescents.

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