adjective see achondroplasia

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  • achondroplastic — adj. 1. of or pertaining to achondroplasia. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • achondroplastic — Relating to or characterized by achondroplasia. * * * achon·dro·plas·tic plas tik adj relating to or affected with achondroplasia achondroplastic n one affected with achondroplasia …   Medical dictionary

  • achondroplastic — adjective of or relating to achondroplasia • Pertains to noun: ↑achondroplasia • Derivationally related forms: ↑achondroplasia * * * adjective see achondroplasia * * * achondroplastic / plasˈtik/ adjective • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • achondroplastic — See achondroplasia. * * * …   Universalium

  • achondroplastic — adjective /eɪkɑndrəˈplæstɪk/ of, related to, or suffering from achondroplasia …   Wiktionary

  • achondroplastic — achon·dro·plas·tic …   English syllables

  • achondroplastic dwarf — 1. a dwarf having a relatively large head with saddle nose and brachycephaly, short limbs, and usually lordosis; see also achondroplasia. 2. a calf with short legs, a wide head, a protruding mandible, and a malformed maxilla that partially… …   Medical dictionary

  • Dwarfism, achondroplastic — A genetic disorder of bone growth, achondroplasia is the most common cause of short stature with disproportionately short limbs dwarfism with short arms and legs. There is a typically large head with prominence of the forehead (frontal bossing),… …   Medical dictionary

  • achondroplasia — achondroplastic /ay kon dreuh plas tik/, adj. /ay kon dreuh play zheuh, zhee euh, zee euh/, n. Pathol. defective conversion of cartilage into bone, esp. at the epiphyses of long bones, producing a type of dwarfism. [1890 95; A 6 + CHONDRO +… …   Universalium

  • snorter dwarf — achondroplastic d. (def. 2) …   Medical dictionary

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