dysplasia

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dysplasia

[di′splā·zhə]
(pathology)
Abnormal development or growth, especially of cells.
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Multicore myopathy in a patient with anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia. Can J Anaesth 1992; 39: 966-968.
Self Research Institute of Human Genetics in Greenwood, S.C., and his colleagues report in the August Nature Genetics that they have isolated a gene which, when faulty, causes the Indian family's complaint, now known as anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia. The researchers also pinpointed the specific mutations and deletions that cause the pattern of symptoms Darwin described.
INTRODUCTION-X-Linked Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia (also known as "Anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia," and "Christ-Siemens-Touraine syndrome) is a genetic disorders of absence to near absence of eccrine sweating, presence of faulty dentition and characteristic facies.