os·​teo·​chon·​dro·​sis -ˌkän-ˈdrō-səs How to pronounce osteochondrosis (audio)
plural osteochondroses -ˌsēz How to pronounce osteochondrosis (audio)
: a disease especially of children and young animals in which an ossification center especially in the epiphyses of long bones undergoes degeneration followed by calcification
osteochondrotic adjective

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“Osteochondrosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/osteochondrosis. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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