dysplasia dysplasia  /dɪs ˈpleɪ ʒə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth

Usage(s):

  1. German shepherds, for example, run an even higher risk of hip dysplasia than do golden retrievers.
  2. In fact, Blue had hip dysplasia, a fairly common and sometimes crippling degenerative condition in dogs and cats.
  3. Elbow dysplasia is another inherited problem.

News

  1. Pure-bred Dogs More Likely to Need Orthopedic Dog Beds? New Study Finds Not Necessarily

    While all dogs can suffer from hip dysplasia, it was thought that pure breeds were more likely to suffer than mixed breeds. Now a recent study, involving over 90,000 dogs, found that mixed breeds are just as likely to be affected. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10824485.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. World's Oldest Tumor Found In a Neanderthal Bone

    First time accepted submitter minty3 writes "A fibrous dysplasia tumor has been found in the bone of a Neanderthal that is more than 120,000 years old. The world's oldest tumor in a Neanderthal rib was part of a collection of bones, which were excavated more than 100 years ago from a site in Krapina, Croatia. They were X-rayed in the 1980s, and initially didn't reveal the tumor. It was only when ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Slashdot

  3. 120,000-year-old tumor discovered in Neanderthal remains

    Abnormal bone growth similar to modern-day fibrous dysplasias may give insight into the origins of cancer
    on June 7, 2013     Source: CBS News

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Quotes

  • "I've picked up a little over the years," Halle writes. "Sexy is not about wearing sexy clothes or shaking your booty until you : get hip dysplasia; it's about knowing that sexiness is a state of mind -- a comfortable state of being. It's...
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: Halle Berry Source: Entertainment Tonight News

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