Definition of Osteochondrosis

1. Noun. (pathology) A family of orthopedic diseases of the joint that occur in children and in rapidly growing animals, characterized by interruption of the blood supply of a bone, necrosis, and regrowth. ¹



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Medical Definition of Osteochondrosis

1. Degeneration followed by reossification of one or more ossification centres in children, Legg-Calve-Perthes disease (capital femoral epiphysis), Kohler disease (tarsal navicular), Osgood-Schlatter disease (tibial tuberosity), Scheuermann disease (vertebral ring epiphyses), Freiberg infraction (metatarsal head), Sever disease (apophysis of os calcis), osteochondritis dissecans (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Osteochondrosis

osteochondral
osteochondritis
osteochondritis deformans juvenilis
osteochondritis deformans juvenilis dorsi
osteochondritis dissecans
osteochondrodysplasia
osteochondrodysplasias
osteochondrodystrophia deformans
osteochondrodystrophy
osteochondrogenic cell
osteochondroma
osteochondromas
osteochondromatosis
osteochondrosarcoma
osteochondroses
osteochondrosis (current term)
osteochondrosis dissecans
osteochondrotic
osteochondrous
osteoclases
osteoclasis
osteoclast
osteoclast activating factor
osteoclastic
osteoclastogenesis
osteoclastoma
osteoclastomas
osteoclasts
osteocolla
osteocollagenous fibres

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