achondroplastic dwarfism n.
a congenital dwarfism resulting from a failure of cartilage to normally develop into bone, especially cartilage on the ends of long bones.
achor trouble, a valley near jericho, so called in consequence of the trouble which the sin of achan caused israel (josh. 7:24,26). the expression “valley of achor” probably became proverbial for that which caused trouble, and when isaiah (isa. 65:10) refers to it he uses it in this sense: “the valley of achor, a place […]
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- Achrestic anemia
achrestic anemia achrestic anemia a·chres·tic anemia (ə-krěs’tĭk) n. a macrocytic anemia in which the changes in bone marrow and circulating blood resemble those of pernicious anemia.
the colorless or white variety of tourmaline, often used as a gem. historical examples red tourmaline is, however, sometimes called “rubellite,” and white tourmaline has been called “achroite.” a text-book of precious stones for jewelers and the gem-loving public frank bertram wade
achromacyte achromacyte a·chro·ma·cyte (ā-krō’mə-sīt’, ə-krō’-) n. variant of achromocyte.