Definitions for osteodystrophy
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defective bone development; usually attributable to renal disease or to disturbances in calcium and phosphorus metabolism
Any abnormal or defective development of a bone
Osteodystrophy is a general term for a dystrophic growth of the bone. It is defective bone development that is usually attributable to renal disease or to disturbances in calcium and phosphorus metabolism. One form is renal osteodystrophy.
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