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Definition of the noun achondroplasty

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

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Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

achondroplasia (achondroplasty; osteoscler- osis congenita; fetal rickets in humans). a heritable malformation the skeleton of many animals including humans, cattle, and several breeds of domestic fowl. Cartilage fails to ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Achondroplasty Chondrodystrophy. Achorion A genus of parasitic fungi, proper term now Trichophyton.

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland


Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1915)

achondroplasia, achondroplasty (ah-kon- dro- pla'se-ah, ah-kon'dro-plas-te) [Gr. a priv. + xbvopen cartilage + TcXaooav to form]. Defect in the formation of cartilage at the epiphyses of the long bones, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2002)

by Raymond J. Corsini

achondroplasty. osteosclerosis con- genita. Parrot's disease. achromate A person who is completely color-hlind. seeing everything in shades of grey. achromatic I1. BevisI Colorless. Black and white.

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Also, achondroplasty. achondroplastic Genetics, relating to or affected by achondroplasia. achordate Zoology. L lacking a notochord. 2. an organism lacking a notochord. achroglobin Biochemistry, a colorless respiratory pigment found in ...

Google previewA practical medical dictionary ... (1914)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

Chondrodystrophy, achondroplasty (4-kon'dro-plas-ty). Achondroplasia, achor (ak'or) [G. achor, dandruff.] 1.

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Scrabble value of A1C3H4O1N1D2R1O1P3L1A1S1T1Y4

The value of this 14-letter word is 25 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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