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Definition of the noun achondroplasia
What does achondroplasia mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: achondroplasias
- 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 achondroplasia: achondroplasty / 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
Alternative definition of the noun achondroplasia
- [teratology] A genetic disorder, the most common form of short limb dwarfism.
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with STUDENT CONSULT Online Access by Linda R. Adkison
Achondroplasia is the most common of the dwarfism syndromes and is caused by mutations in the fibroblast growth factor receptor. □ Common muscle cell diseases are Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies. These are allelic ...
by José Biller, José M. Ferro
Since achondroplasia is an autosomal dominant condition, there is a 50% chance with each pregnancy that the offspring will be affected. Homozygous achondroplasia, a severe and lethal form, occurs as a result of a union between two ...
by B. J. Manaster
Achondroplasia is the most common and well known. The reported frequency is less than 2/10,000 live births. Short limb dysplasias are divided along several different lines, the most important division being into lethal and nonlethal forms.
by Harini Narayan
Maternal Skeletal Disorders INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS Achondroplasia and pregnancy Achondroplasia is the most...
Achondroplasia is a genetic condition that affects all ethnic groups and both sexes equally; it occurs in 1 in 15,000 to 1 ...
by Andre Panagos, MD
Description Achondroplasia is the most common form of dwarfism, resulting in a characteristically large head with frontal bossing and a long narrow trunk with short limbs. Etiology/Types Autosomal-dominant inheritance n Fibroblast growth ...
by Winnick, Joseph, Porretta, David
Achondroplasia is the most common type of...
Achondroplasia means the absence of normal cartilage formation and growth, and it begins in utero. This type of dwarfism can manifest itself in a ...
by Maureen R. Nelson, MD
Panagos MD Description Achondroplasia is the most common form of dwarfism, resulting in a characteristically large head with frontal bossing and a long narrow trunk with short limbs. Etiology/Types Autosomal dominant inheritance ...
The Developing Human (2011)
by Keith L. Moore, T. V. N. Persaud, Mark G. Torchia
Achondroplasia is the most common cause of dwarfism— shortness of stature ( see Chapter...
Achondroplasia is an autosomal dominant disorder and approximately 80% of cases arise from new mutations; the rate increases with paternal age.
Rubin's Pathology (2011)
Clinicopathologic Foundations of Medicine by Raphael Rubin, David S. Strayer, Emanuel Rubin
Achondroplasia Is an Inherited Dwarfism Caused by Arrest of the Growth Plate Achondroplasia refers to a syndr ome of short-limbed dwarfism and macrocephaly and represents a failure of normal epiphyseal cartilage formation. It is the most ...
Board Buster Step 1 (2007)
by Stanley Zaslau
Achondroplasia is an autosomal dominant cell-signaling defect of the fibroblast growth factor receptor 3. It results in dwarfism. Osteitis fibrosa cystica is a result of renally induced hypercalciuria. Achondroplasia is an autosomal dominant ...
Medical Record (1921)
by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman
Achondroplasia is a congenital affection undergoing its evolution during intrauterine life and has become cured at the ...
Pirrung: Achondroplasia is a disease ordinarily which runs its full course very early in fetal life, probably during the time when the primitive connective tissues are being laid down. Answering Dr. Souther: We did not make a Wassermann ...
by CTI Reviews
Achondroplasia is a common cause of dwarfism.
How, Why and When by Trish Chudleigh, Alison Smith, Sonia Cumming
Achondroplasia is an autosomal dominant condition in which the limbs, and particularly the femur, are shortened and bowed. The bones of the hands and feet are short and the fingers are divergent, producing what is called a ...
Diseases of the Fetus and Infant by Richard J. Martin, Avroy A. Fanaroff, Michele C. Walsh
Achondroplasia is the most common nonlethal skeletal dysplasia. Shortening of the femur, frontal bossing, and increased amniotic fluid volume characterize this autosomal dominant rhizomelic disorder, rarely ...
by Marci M. Lesperance, Paul W. Flint
Achondroplasia is an autosomal dominant disorder resulting from mutations in the fibroblast growth factor receptor-3 gene FGFR3, with most cases representing a new mutation.210,211 The exact mechanisms underlying the phenotype are ...
by Benjamin A. Pierce
Achondroplasia is an autosomal dominant disorder A family of three who have characterized by disproportionate short stature: the legs and arms are short compared with the head and trunk. The disorder is due to a base substitution in the ...
Human Biology (2016)
Biology, Human biology by CTI Reviews
Achondroplasia is a common cause of dwarfism. It occurs as a sporadic mutation in approximately 80% of cases (associated with advanced paternal age) or ...
Fetal and Neonatal Pathology (2013)
by Jean W. Keeling
Achondroplasia is the most common skeletal dysplasia in humans and is unusual in that nearly all cases are due to an identical point mutation in the fibroblast growth factor receptor type 3 (FGFR3) locus on chromosome 4p. Thanatophoric ...
by Jonathan Slack
Achondroplasia is a developmental abnormality arising from a mutation in the gene for a particular growth factor receptor known as fibroblast growth factor receptor 3 (FGFR3). The substances called fibroblast growth factors (FGFs) are very ...
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