Achondroplasia Definition

ā-kŏndrō-plāzhə
noun
A congenital disorder of bone formation that results in deformities and dwarfing of the skeleton.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
chondrodystrophyosteosclerosis congenitaachondroplasty

Other Word Forms of Achondroplasia

Noun

Singular:
achondroplasia
Plural:
achondroplasias

Origin of Achondroplasia

  • a- (“not”) +‎ chondro- (from Ancient Greek χόνδρος (chondros) "cartilage") +‎ -plasia (“growth”)

    From Wiktionary

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