multiple hereditary exostoses


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multiple hereditary exostoses

[′məl·tə·pəl hə′red·ə‚ter·ē ‚ek·səs′tō·sēz]
(medicine)
An inherited form of exostosis, revealing itself at several sites in childhood or adolescence. Also known as diaphyseal aclasis; hereditary deforming chondrodysplasia; metaphyseal aclasis; multiple cancellous exostoses; multiple cartilaginous exostoses.
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