osteodystrophy

noun
defective bone development; usually attributable to renal disease or to disturbances in calcium and phosphorus metabolism
Hypernyms: ↑dystrophy

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  • osteodystrophy — noun Any abnormal or defective development of a bone …   Wiktionary

  • osteodystrophy — os·teo·dystrophy …   English syllables

  • Osteodystrophy, renal — A bone growth disorder caused by chronic kidney failure (renal disease). Also …   Medical dictionary

  • Renal osteodystrophy — Infobox Disease Name = Renal osteodystrophy Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|N|25|0|n|25 ICD9 = ICD9|588.0 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = radio eMedicineTopic = 500 MeshID = D012080 Renal osteodystrophy is a bone pathology,… …   Wikipedia

  • Albright's hereditary osteodystrophy — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 10835 ICD10 = ICD10|E|20|1|e|20 ICD9 = ICD9|275.49 ICDO = OMIM = 103580 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D005359 Albright hereditary osteodystrophy (or Martin Albright… …   Wikipedia

  • Hypertrophic osteodystrophy — (HOD) is a bone disease in young large and giant breed dogs. It may occur between the ages of 2 and 7 months.cite book|author=Thrall, Donald E.|title=Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology|edition=2nd ed.|publisher=W.B. Saunders Company|year …   Wikipedia

  • renal osteodystrophy — ▪ pathology also called  renal rickets        chronic, probably hereditary disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction, bone mineral loss and rickets type deformities, calcifications in abnormal places, and overactivity of the parathyroid glands …   Universalium

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