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disorder

[dis′ȯrd·ər]
(crystallography)
Departures from regularity in the occupation of lattice sites in a crystal containing more than one element.
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Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia (SED) is a rare, type II collagen disorder that is defined and diagnosed by its characteristic clinical and radiologic features.
Although BJHS is a heritable collagen disorder, the occurrence of herniated nucleus pulposus may be common in patients with this syndrome.
OI is a genetic collagen disorder caused by defective biosynthesis of type I collagen.