osteodystrophy

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Noun1.osteodystrophy - defective bone development; usually attributable to renal disease or to disturbances in calcium and phosphorus metabolism
dystrophy - any degenerative disorder resulting from inadequate or faulty nutrition
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os·te·o·dys·tro·phy

n. osteeodistrofia, hipertrofia múltiple degenerativa con formación defectiva del hueso;
n. osteocito, célula ósea desarrollada.
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Osteodystrophia fibrosa: report of a case in which the condition was combined with precocious puberty, pathologic pigmentation of the skin and hyperthyroidism, a review of the literature.
Fibrous dysplasia of the bone (Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome, osteodystrophia fibrosa) was first described by Lichtenstein in 1938.