dysplasia

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Related to Kniest dysplasia: Stickler syndrome, Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia

dys·pla·sia

 (dĭs-plā′zhə)
n.
Abnormal development or growth of tissues, organs, or cells.

dys·plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.

dysplasia

(dɪsˈpleɪzɪə)
n
(Anatomy) abnormal development of an organ or part of the body, including congenital absence
[C20: New Latin, from dys- + -plasia, from Greek plasis a moulding]
dysplastic adj

dys•pla•sia

(dɪsˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə)

n.
abnormal growth or development of cells, tissue, bone, or an organ.
[1930–35; dys- + -plasia]
dys•plas′tic (-ˈplæs tɪk) adj.

dys·pla·sia

(dĭs-plā′zhə)
Abnormal development or growth of tissues, organs, or cells.

dysplastic adjective
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dysplasia - abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth
aplasia - failure of some tissue or organ to develop
fibrous dysplasia of bone - a disturbance in which bone that is undergoing lysis is replaced by an abnormal proliferation of fibrous tissue resulting in bone lesions or skin lesions
hypertrophy - abnormal enlargement of a body part or organ
hyperplasia - abnormal increase in number of cells
hypoplasia - underdevelopment of an organ because of a decrease in the number of cells
anaplasia - loss of structural differentiation within a cell or group of cells often with increased capacity for multiplication, as in a malignant tumor
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
Translations
dysplasie

dys·pla·si·a

n. displasia, cambio o desarrollo anormal de los tejidos.

dysplasia

n displasia, desorden f de crecimiento en un tejido
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Shanti has Kniest dysplasia, a rare genetic disorder, and said she experiences ups and downs - sometimes needing a cane, sometimes a walker, other times a wheelchair and other times no assistance at all.
The use of TTGE to screen for COL2A1 mutations in Kniest dysplasia, another autosomal dominant disorder, was presented recently as an abstract (9).