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osteodystrophy

 [os″te-o-dis´trŏ-fe]
abnormal development of bone.
renal osteodystrophy a condition due to chronic kidney disease and renal failure, marked by impaired vitamin D metabolism, elevated serum phosphorus levels, low or normal serum calcium levels, and stimulation of parathyroid function. There may be any of various bone diseases, including osteitis fibrosa cystica, osteomalacia, osteoporosis, and sometimes osteosclerosis. If onset is in childhood, renal dwarfism may result.

os·te·o·dys·tro·phy

(os'tē-ō-dis'trō-fē),
Defective formation of bone.
Synonym(s): osteodystrophia
[osteo- + G. dys, difficult, imperfect, + trophē, nourishment]

osteodystrophy

Orthopedics A general term for defective development of bone. See Renal Osteodystrophy.

os·te·o·dys·tro·phy

(os'tē-ō-dis'trŏ-fē)
Defective formation of bone; common in dogs with chronic nephritis.
Synonym(s): osteodystrophia.
[osteo- + G. dys, difficult, imperfect, + trophē, nourishment]

osteodystrophy

Defective bone formation.

os·te·o·dys·tro·phy

(os'tē-ō-dis'trŏ-fē)
Defective formation of bone.
[osteo- + G. dys, difficult, imperfect, + trophē, nourishment]
References in periodicals archive ?
Johnston, "Osteodystrophia fibrosa in two guinea pigs," Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, vol.