tarsoepiphyseal aclasis

dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • aclasis — A state of continuity between normal and abnormal tissue. SYN: aclasia. [G. a priv. + klasis, a breaking away, a fragment] tarsoepiphyseal a. (tar′ so ep′i fiz′e al) epiphysealis hemimelica, affects ankles and knees, leading to limitation of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Disease — Illness or sickness often characterized by typical patient problems (symptoms) and physical findings (signs). Disruption sequence: The events that occur when a fetus that is developing normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the… …   Medical dictionary

  • dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica — a rare condition characterized by swellings in the extremities, usually on the inner and outer aspects of the ankles and knees, made up of bone covered with epiphyseal cartilage, and leading to limitation of motion of the joints. Called also… …   Medical dictionary

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