Definition of Hypophosphatasia

1. Noun. A rare and sometimes fatal metabolic bone disease. ¹



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Medical Definition of Hypophosphatasia

1. A genetic metabolic disorder resulting from serum and bone alkaline phosphatase deficiency leading to hypercalcaemia, ethanolamine phosphatemia, and ethanolamine phosphaturia. Clinical manifestations include severe skeletal defects resembling vitamin d-resistant rickets, failure of the calvarium to calcify, dyspnea, cyanosis, vomiting, constipation, renal calcinosis, failure to thrive, disorders of movement, beading of the costochondral junction, and rachitic bone changes. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypophosphatasia

hypoperistalsis
hypopharyngeal diverticulum
hypopharynges
hypopharynx
hypopharynxes
hypophonesis
hypophonia
hypophonic
hypophora
hypophoria
hypophosphataemia
hypophosphataemias
hypophosphataemic
hypophosphatasaemia
hypophosphatasia (current term)
hypophosphatasias
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hypophosphates
hypophosphaturia
hypophosphite
hypophosphoric
hypophosphoric acid
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hypophosphorous acid
hypophosphorylated

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