Medical Dictionary

hypophosphatasia

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noun hy·po·phos·pha·ta·sia \ˌhī-pō-ˌfäs-fə-ˈtā-zh(ē-)ə\

Medical Definition of hypophosphatasia

  1. :  a congenital metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency of alkaline phosphatase and usually resulting in demineralization of bone


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