Recent Examples of dysplasia from the Web
For instance, patients with cranioectodermal dysplasia can have elongated skulls with prominent ridges.
Kranig has undergone more than 30 surgeries for his rare condition: ectrodactyly-ectodermal dysplasia, which affects his limbs and eyesight.
Back when the couple lived in San Francisco, the birth of their second daughter, Nessie, posed challenges: Born with hip dysplasia, Nessie underwent surgery in the first weeks of her life.
Others, such as the Mexican hairless dog and the Chinese crested dog, are bred specifically for baldness through a baldness called follicular dysplasia, a condition caused by hair follicles that break down due faulty structuring.
Exercising can also benefit dogs that are prone to arthritis, hip dysplasia, or other health conditions that can affect mobility.
Nicholas may need surgery on his esophagus, and Elizabeth may be suffering from hip dysplasia.
She was born with hip dysplasia, a genetic and developmental disorder that causes her hip bones to be misaligned.
Piper was found to have a bit of hip dysplasia but no other issues at her recent exam, where Brennan snapped a photo of her.
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Origin and Etymology of dysplasia
First Known Use: circa 1923See Words from the same year
medical Definition of dysplasia
dysplasticplay \-ˈplas-tik\ adjective
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