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.

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]

osteochondrosis

Osgood-Schlatter disease, see there.

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]

osteochondrosis

See OSTEOCHONDRITIS.