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, with a review of the literature.
Further pathologic disorders included encephalopathy (2 birds; 33%), ingluvitis (1 bird; 17%), severe polyserositis from bacterial septicemia (1 bird; 17%), and a severe osteodystrophia fibrosa as well as inflammation of the uropygial gland (1 bird; 17%).
Osteodystrophia fibrosa is important disease in equines, primarily occurs due to excessive feeding of phosphorus rich diet in which Ca : P ratio is 1 : 2.9 or more (Krook and Lowe, 1964).