achondroplasia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

a- (not) +‎ chondro- (cartilage) +‎ -plasia (growth)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eɪˌkɒndɹə(ʊ)ˈpleɪziə/, /ə-/, /-ʒ(i)ə/

Noun[edit]

achondroplasia (countable and uncountable, plural achondroplasias)

  1. (teratology) A genetic disorder, the most common form of short limb dwarfism.

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