pyknodysostosis pyk·no·dys·os·to·sis (pĭk’nō-dĭs’ŏs-tō’sĭs)
An inherited disorder characterized by short stature, delayed closure of the fontanelles, and hypoplasia of the terminal phalanges.
pyknomorphous pyk·no·mor·phous (pĭk’nō-môr’fəs) adj. Staining deeply because the stainable material is closely packed. Used of cells and tissue.
pyknosis pyk·no·sis (pĭk-nō’sĭs) n. A condensation and reduction in the size of a cell or cell nucleus, usually associated with hyperchromatosis.
pyknotic pyk·not·ic (pĭk-nŏt’ĭk) adj. Relating to or characterized by pyknosis.
[pil-uh-deez] /ˈpɪl əˌdiz/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. a son of Strophius who befriended Orestes, accompanied him in his wanderings, and eventually married Electra, sister of Orestes.