chondro-osteodystrophy

noun
chon·​dro-os·​teo·​dys·​tro·​phy | \ -ˌäs-tē-ō-ˈdis-trə-fē How to pronounce chondro-osteodystrophy (audio) \
plural chondro-osteodystrophies

Medical Definition of chondro-osteodystrophy

: any of several mucopolysaccharidoses (as Hurler syndrome) characterized especially by disorders of bone and cartilage

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“Chondro-osteodystrophy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chondro-osteodystrophy. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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