Term used for a group of disorders of bone and cartilage which includes Morquio syndrome and similar conditions. SYN: osteochondrodystrophia deformans, osteochondrodystrophy.

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chon·dro-os·teo·dys·tro·phy -.äs-tē-ō-'dis-trə-fē n, pl -phies any of several mucopolysaccharidoses (as Hurler's syndrome) characterized esp. by disorders of bone and cartilage

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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