diastrophic dwarfism

noun

di·​a·​stroph·​ic dwarfism ˌdī-ə-ˈsträf-ik- How to pronounce diastrophic dwarfism (audio)
: an inherited dysplasia affecting bones and joints and characterized especially by clubfoot, deformities of the digits of the hand, malformed pinnae, and cleft palate

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“Diastrophic dwarfism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/diastrophic%20dwarfism. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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