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pycnodysostosis

noun pyc·no·dys·os·to·sis
variants: or

pyknodysostosis

\ˌpik-nō-ˌdis-ä-ˈstō-səs\

Medical Definition of pycnodysostosis

plural

pycnodysostoses

\-ˌsēz\
  1. :  a rare genetic condition inherited as an autosomal recessive trait and characterized especially by short stature, fragile bones, shortness of the fingers and toes, failure of the anterior fontanel to close properly, and a receding chin


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