hypoplastic fetal chondrodystrophy

chondrodysplasia punctata.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • chondrodystrophy — A disturbance in the development of the cartilage primordia of the long bones, especially the region of the epiphysial plates, resulting in arrested growth of the long bones and dwarfism in which the extremities are abnormally short, but the head …   Medical dictionary

  • chondrodysplasia — SYN: chondrodystrophy. [chondro + G. dys, bad, + plasis, a molding] c. calcificans congenita [MIM*118650] autosomal dominant inheritance characterized by asymmetric calcifications and dysplastic skeletal changes, less frequent occurrence of… …   Medical dictionary

  • chondrodysplasia punctata — a heterogeneous group of bone dysplasias whose common characteristic is stippling of the epiphyses in infancy. There are a severe autosomal recessive form (rhizomelic dwarfism), an autosomal dominant form (Conradi HÑŒnermann syndrome), and a… …   Medical dictionary

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

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