diastrophic dwarfism

noun
di·​a·​stroph·​ic dwarfism | \ ˌdī-ə-ˈsträf-ik- How to pronounce diastrophic dwarfism (audio) \

Medical Definition of diastrophic dwarfism

: 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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