pathologic continuity of structure, as in dyschondroplasia.
diaphyseal aclasis hereditary multiple exostoses.
A state of continuity between normal and abnormal tissue.
[G. a- priv. + klasis, a breaking away, a fragment]
aclasis(1) A pathological continuation of a normal structure—e.g., an exostosis.
(2) An obsolete term for a condition or sequence of events affecting the embryo, in which the lack of remodeling results in structural deformities.