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Definition of the noun achondroplasty
What does achondroplasty mean as a name of something?
- an inherited skeletal disorder beginning before birth; cartilage is converted to bone resulting in dwarfism
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonyms of achondroplasty: achondroplasia / chondrodystrophy / osteosclerosis congenita
- more generic terms: congenital disease / genetic abnormality / genetic defect / genetic disease / genetic disorder / hereditary condition / hereditary disease / inherited disease / inherited disorder = a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically
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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 ...
by UN Panda
Achondroplasty Chondrodystrophy. Achorion A genus of parasitic fungi, proper term now Trichophyton.
The Dictionary of Psychology (2016)
by Ray Corsini
Also known as achondroplastic dwarfism, achondroplasty, osteosclerosis congenita, Parrot«s disease. achromate A person who is completely color-blind, seeing everything in shades of grey. achromatic (J. Bevis) Colorless. Black and white.
A New and Complete Dictionary ... by William Alexander Newman Dorland
achondroplasia, achondroplasty (ah-kon- dro- pla'se-ah, ah-kon'dro-plas-te) [Gr. a priv. + xdvhpos cartilage + TXaotrtiv to form]. Defect in tne formation of cartilage at the epiphyses of the long bones, ...
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 ...
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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