Definition of Achondroplasty

1. Noun. An inherited skeletal disorder beginning before birth; cartilage is converted to bone resulting in dwarfism.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Achondroplasty

acholia
acholias
acholic
acholous
acholuria
acholuric
acholuric jaundice
achondrite
achondrites
achondritic
achondroplasia
achondroplasias
achondroplastic
achondroplastic dwarfism
achondroplasty (current term)
achoo
achoo syndrome
achor
achordal
achordate
achoresis
achrestic
achrestic anaemia
achroacyte
achroacytosis
achrodextrin
achromacyte
achromasia
achromasias

Literary usage of Achondroplasty

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1. Death by Default: a policy of fatal neglict in China's State Orphanages by Robin Munro, Jeff Rigsby, Human Rights Watch/Asia (1996)
"Serious achondroplasty, osteogenesis imperfecta, Marfan's syndrome, pigmentary degeneration of the retina, progressive muscular degeneration ..."

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