ALL meanings of achondroplasia

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  • noun achondroplasia a skeletal disorder, characterized by failure of normal conversion of cartilage into bone, that begins during fetal life and results in dwarfism 3
  • noun achondroplasia a congenital disorder of bone formation that results in deformities and dwarfing of the skeleton 3
  • noun achondroplasia (teratology) A genetic disorder, the most common form of short limb dwarfism. 1
  • noun achondroplasia defective conversion of cartilage into bone, especially at the epiphyses of long bones, producing a type of dwarfism. 1
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