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achondroplastic

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adjective achon·dro·plas·tic \-ˈplas-tik\

Medical Definition of achondroplastic

  1. :  relating to or affected with achondroplasia He is an achondroplastic dwarf, the most common kind, accounting for about 70 percent of all cases of dwarfism.—Katya Cengel, The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky), 25 Feb. 2008


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achondroplastic

noun achon·dro·plas·tic

Medical Definition of achondroplastic

  1. :  an individual affected with achondroplasia And like other achondroplastics, he has a pronounced forehead, a nose somewhat flat at the bridge, and he walks bow-legged.—Ken Wolf, Newsday, 20 Apr. 1989


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