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chondroosteodystrophy chon·dro·os·te·o·dys·tro·phy (kŏn’drō-ŏs’tē-ō-dĭs’trə-fē)
A group of disorders of bone and cartilage, including Morquio’s syndrome and similar conditions. Also called osteochondrodystrophy.


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