pyknodysostosis


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pyknodysostosis

 [pik″no-dis″os-to´sis]
a hereditary syndrome of dwarfism, osteopetrosis, and skeletal anomalies of the cranium, digits, and mandible.

pyk·no·dys·os·to·sis

(pik'nō-dis'os-tō'sis),
[TA] A condition characterized by short stature, delayed closure of the fontanelles, and hypoplasia of the terminal phalanges. Autosomal recessive inheritance.
[pykno- + G. dys-, difficult, + osteon, bone, + -osis, condition]

pyk·no·dys·os·to·sis

(pik'nō-dis'os-tō'sis) [TA]
A familial dysmorphism characterized by short stature, delayed closure of the fontanelles, and hypoplasia of the terminal phalanges; autosomal recessive inheritance.
Synonym(s): pycnodysostosis.
[pykno- + dys- + G. osteon,bone, + -osis, condition]