osteochondrosis

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osteo- +‎ chondrosis

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osteochondrosis (countable and uncountable, plural osteochondroses)

  1. (pathology) A family of orthopedic diseases of the joint that occur in children and in rapidly growing animals, characterized by interruption of the blood supply of a bone, necrosis, and regrowth.

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