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diastrophic

 [di″ah-strahf″ik]
bent or curved; said of structures, such as bones, deformed in such manner.

diastrophic

/di·a·stroph·ic/ (di″ah-strof´ik) bent or curved; said of structures, such as bones, deformed in such manner.

diastrophic

[dī′əstrof′ik]
Etymology: Gk, diastrephein, to distort
pertaining to a bent or curved condition of bones or distortion of other structures.

diastrophic

bent or curved; said of structures, such as bones, deformed in such manner.
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A chondrodysplasia family produced by mutations in the diastrophic dysplasia sulfate transporter gene: genotype/phenotype correlations.
Mutations in the diastrophic dysplasia sulfate transporter (DTDST) gene (SLC26A2): 22 novel mutations, mutation review, associated skeletal phenotypes, and diagnostic relevance.
These data are consistent with a severe derangement in the rate of proteoglycan production and deposition resulting from mutations in the diastrophic dysplasia sulfate transporter gene.
Although mutations in the diastrophic dysplasia sulfate transporter gene are expected to result in complex and multiple chemical abnormalities of the cartilage matrix, the immunohistochemical distribution of biglycan and decorin discloses a major structural change in the overall organization of epiphyseal cartilage matrix, with important implications for the pathogenesis of the abnormal growth and modeling of endochondrally formed bones in ACG-IB.
When Dawn was expecting James, a scan revealed that he too had Diastrophic Dysplasia.
Cafodd James ei eni efo'r cyflwr Diastrophic dysplasia, ond mae o wedi mynnu byw bywyd mor llawn a phosib, a dydy o ddim yn hoff iawn o'r gair "anabl".
Cafodd James ei eni gyda chyflwr o'r enw diastrophic dysplasia, sef ffurf brin o gorachedd.
I feel great," said Tiffanie, who stopped growing when she was eight after developing a condition called diastrophic dysplacia.
James, who has diastrophic dysplasia, a rare form of dwarfism, said: "I was really surprised to come away with some medals from Birmingham this year.
Cafodd James ei eni efo'r cyflwr Diastrophic Dysplasia, ond mae e wedi mynnu byw bywyd mor llawn a phosib, a dydy e ddim yn hoff iawn o'r gair "anabl".
DIASTROPHIC dysplasia affects about one in 100,000 births and is a disorder of cartilage and bone development.
About half of infants with diastrophic dysplasia are born with an opening in the roof of the mouth (a cleft palate).