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.
The numerical value of osteodystrophy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of osteodystrophy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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