renal osteodystrophy

noun

Medical Definition of renal osteodystrophy

: a painful rachitic condition of abnormal bone growth that is associated with chronic acidosis, hypocalcemia, hyperplasia of the parathyroid glands, and hyperphosphatemia caused by chronic renal insufficiency

called also renal rickets

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“Renal osteodystrophy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/renal%20osteodystrophy. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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