Etymology

1. osteodystrophy

noun. defective bone development; usually attributable to renal disease or to disturbances in calcium and phosphorus metabolism.

Etymology

  • dystrophy (English)
  • -trophy (English)
  • osteo- (English)

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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.

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