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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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osteodystrophy

Orthopedics A general term for defective development of bone. See Renal Osteodystrophy.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

osteodystrophy

Defective bone formation.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

os·te·o·dys·tro·phy

(os'tē-ō-dis'trŏ-fē)
Defective formation of bone.
[osteo- + G. dys, difficult, imperfect, + trophē, nourishment]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Johnston, "Osteodystrophia fibrosa in two guinea pigs," Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, vol.