chondrodysplasia

(redirected from deforming hereditary chondrodysplasia)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

chondrodysplasia

 [kon″dro-dis-pla´zhah]
chondrodysplasia puncta´ta a heterogeneous group of bone dysplasias, the common characteristic of which is stippling of the epiphyses in infancy. The group includes a severe autosomal recessive form (rhizomelic dwarfism), an autosomal dominant form (Conradi-Hünermann syndrome), and a milder X-linked form.

chon·dro·dys·tro·phy

(kon'drō-dis'trō-fē),
A disturbance in the development of the cartilage primordia of the long bones, especially the region of the epiphysial plates, resulting in arrested growth of the long bones and dwarfism in which the limbs are abnormally short, but the head and trunk are essentially normal; autosomal recessive inheritance.
Synonym(s): chondrodysplasia
[chondro- + G. dys, bad, + trophē nourishment]

chondrodysplasia

Pediatric orthopedics A defect in development of cartilage especially of long bones, resulting in arrested growth and dwarfism

chon·dro·dys·tro·phy

(kon'drō-dis'trŏ-fē)
A disturbance in the development of the cartilage of the long bones, especially of the epiphysial plates, resulting in arrested growth and dwarfism in which the limbs are abnormally short, but the head and trunk are essentially normal.
Synonym(s): chondrodysplasia.
[chondro- + G. dys, bad, + trophē nourishment]