Definition of Osteochondritis dissecans

1. Noun. (medicine) A disorder of the joints in which cracks form in the articular cartilage and the underlying subchondral bone ¹



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Medical Definition of Osteochondritis dissecans

1. A type of osteochondritis in which articular cartilage and associated bone becomes partially or totally detached to form joint loose bodies. Affects mainly the knee, ankle, and elbow joints. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Osteochondritis Dissecans

osteoarthropathy
osteoarthrosis
osteoarticular
osteoblast
osteoblastic
osteoblastogenesis
osteoblastoma
osteoblasts
osteocalcin
osteocarcinoma
osteocartilaginous
osteochondral
osteochondritis
osteochondritis deformans juvenilis
osteochondritis deformans juvenilis dorsi
osteochondritis dissecans (current term)
osteochondrodysplasia
osteochondrodysplasias
osteochondrodystrophia deformans
osteochondrodystrophy
osteochondrogenic cell
osteochondroma
osteochondromas
osteochondromatosis
osteochondrosarcoma
osteochondroses
osteochondrosis
osteochondrosis dissecans
osteochondrotic
osteochondrous

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