Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


enchondromatosis en·chon·dro·ma·to·sis (ěn-kŏn’drō-mə-tō’sĭs, ěn’kŏn-drō’-)
A congenital but nonfamilial disorder involving tubular bones, especially of the hands and feet, and characterized by a neoplasmlike proliferation of cartilage in the metaphyses that cause distorted growth in length or pathological fractures. Also called dyschondroplasia, Ollier’s disease.


Read Also:

  • Enchondrosarcoma

    enchondrosarcoma en·chon·dro·sar·co·ma (ěn-kŏn’drō-sär-kō’mə) n. A malignant neoplasm of cartilage cells derived from an enchondroma or occurring in the same locations.

  • Enchorial

    [en-kawr-ee-uh l, -kohr-] /ɛnˈkɔr i əl, -ˈkoʊr-/ adjective 1. (especially of demotic writing) belonging to or used in a particular country. /ɛnˈkɔːrɪəl/ adjective 1. of or used in a particular country: used esp of the popular (demotic) writing of the ancient Egyptians

  • Encina

    [en-see-nuh] /ɛnˈsi nə/ noun 1. the live oak, Quercus virginiana. 2. . [en-thee-nah, -see] /ɛnˈθi nɑ, -ˈsi/ noun 1. Juan del [hwahn del] /ʰwɑn dɛl/ (Show IPA), 1468?-1529? Spanish poet, composer, and playwright.

  • Encincture

    [en-singk-cher] /ɛnˈsɪŋk tʃər/ verb (used with object), encinctured, encincturing 1. to gird or encompass with or as with a belt or girdle: A ring of hills encinctures the town.

Disclaimer: Enchondromatosis definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.