achondroplastic dwarfism


achondroplastic dwarfism
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pequeñez acondroplásica, enanismo acondroplásico.

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  • dwarfism — n. abnormally short stature from any cause. The most common type of dwarf is the achondroplastic dwarf (see achondroplasia). Pituitary dwarfs have a deficiency of growth hormone due to a defect in the pituitary gland; they are well proportioned… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • Skeletal dysplasia — One of a large contingent of genetic diseases in which the bony skeleton is abnormally formed during development. For example, achondroplasia (achondroplastic dwarfism) …   Medical dictionary

  • achondroplasia — achondroplastic /ay kon dreuh plas tik/, adj. /ay kon dreuh play zheuh, zhee euh, zee euh/, n. Pathol. defective conversion of cartilage into bone, esp. at the epiphyses of long bones, producing a type of dwarfism. [1890 95; A 6 + CHONDRO +… …   Universalium