Definition of achondroplastic in English:

achondroplastic

adjective

  • See achondroplasia

    • ‘The select committee came up with the scenario of an achondroplastic couple using preimplantation genetic diagnosis to select a child who shared their condition.’
    • ‘In contrast to achondroplastic dwarfs, hypopituitary dwarfs often suffer from underlying metabolic health problems.’
    • ‘He is also part of a group studying the problems of achondroplastic children and has particular interest in cervico-medullary compression and its treatment.’
    • ‘I'm best described this way - a beautiful, inflated achondroplastic dwarf.’
    • ‘An achondroplastic child who has developed hydrocephalus may require a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt.’

Pronunciation:

achondroplastic

/əˌkɒndrə(ʊ)ˈplastɪk//eɪˌkɒndrə(ʊ)ˈplastɪk/