[os-tee-oh-kon-droh-sis] /ˌɒs ti oʊ kɒnˈdroʊ sɪs/

noun, Pathology.
a disease of bone and cartilage growth centers in children that begins as a necrosis and is followed by regeneration or renewed calcification.

osteochondrosis os·te·o·chon·dro·sis (ŏs’tē-ō-kŏn-drō’sĭs)
Any of a group of disorders involving one or more centers of ossification of the bones in children and characterized by degeneration or aseptic necrosis followed by reossification.


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