familial osteochondrodystrophy


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osteochondrodystrophy

 [os″te-o-kon″dro-dis´trŏ-fe]
familial osteochondrodystrophy Morquio's disease.
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osteochondrodystrophy

(os?te-o-kon?dro-dis'tro-fe) [? + ? + dys, bad, + trephein, to nourish]
A disorder of skeletal growth resulting from bone and cartilage malformation. The condition produces a form of dwarfism. Synonym: Morquio's syndrome

familial osteochondrodystrophy

Morquio's syndrome. See: mucopolysaccharidosis IV
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