Medical Dictionary

osteochondrosis

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noun os·teo·chon·dro·sis \-ˌkän-ˈdrō-səs\

Medical Definition of osteochondrosis

plural

osteochondroses

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  1. :  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

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