pycnodysostosis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πυκνός (puknós, dense) + dys- (defective) +‎ ostosis (condition of the bone).

Noun[edit]

pycnodysostosis (countable and uncountable, plural pycnodysostoses)

  1. (medicine) A genetic disorder characterized by dense, fragile bones and dwarfism.