noun. defective bone development; usually attributable to renal disease or to disturbances in calcium and phosphorus metabolism.
- dystrophy (English)
- -trophy (English)
- osteo- (English)
Example sentences of the word osteodystrophy
1. Noun, singular or mass
While coming to Canada to live with Joanne and her family was a blessing in almost every way, the sudden changes of the move on his body may have triggered the onset of hypertrophic osteodystrophy.