chondrodystrophy chondrodystrophy

Definition(s):

  • (n) an inherited skeletal disorder beginning before birth; cartilage is converted to bone resulting in dwarfism

Usage(s):

  • And when he was five, the trouble was diagnosedchondrodystrophy, a rare form of nonhereditary dwarfism believed to be caused by a chemical imbalance during gestation.
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