Definition of Chondrodystrophy

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




Medical Definition of Chondrodystrophy

1. A disturbance in the development of cartilage, primarily the long bones. This can result in arrested growth and dwarfism. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chondrodystrophy

chondrocranium
chondrocraniums
chondrocyte
chondrocytes
chondrodermatitis nodularis chronica helicis
chondrodite
chondrodynia
chondrodysplasia
chondrodysplasia punctata
chondrodysplasias
chondrodysplastic
chondrodystrophia
chondrodystrophia calcificans congenita
chondrodystrophia congenita punctata
chondrodystrophic dwarfism
chondrodystrophy (current term)
chondroectodermal
chondroectodermal dysplasia
chondrofibroma
chondrogen
chondrogeneses
chondrogenesis
chondrogenic
chondroglossus
chondroglossus muscle
chondroid
chondroid syringoma
chondroid tissue
chondroitin
chondroitin 4-sulfotransferase

Literary usage of Chondrodystrophy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the American Pediatric Society by American Pediatric Society (1902)
"A CASE OF chondrodystrophy FETALIS. BY JOHN LOVETT MORSE, AM, MD, Instructor in Diseases of Children, Harvard Medical School; Assistant Visiting Physician ..."

2. The Practice of pediatrics by Walter Lester Carr (1906)
"... (chondrodystrophy). in tablet form by several manufacturing chemists. The tablets each represent 0.324 gm. (5 gr.) of the fresh gland of the sheep. ..."

3. The Ductless Glandular Diseases by Wilhelm Falta (1916)
"It seems thus also to have been a chondrodystrophy, as the authors ... Glaessner showed two cases of chondrodystrophy at the Wiener Gesellschaft der Arzte. ..."

4. The Diseases of Infancy and Childhood: For the Use of Students and by Luther Emmett Holt, John Howland (1917)
"chondrodystrophy, radiograph of skull 898 142. ... chondrodystrophy, adult figure 899 146. Section of the spine in Pott's disease 908 147. ..."

5. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1903)
"... is marked : in chondrodystrophy it is not marked. The changes in the skull are different in the two diseases. In rachitis the bones laid ..."

6. The Year Book of Pediatrics (1903)
"The author points out that the disease bears no relation to cretinism, because in no case have the parents of a case of chondrodystrophy been ..."

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