Definition of Albright's hereditary osteodystrophy in English:

Albright's hereditary osteodystrophy

(also Albright hereditary osteodystrophy)

noun

Medicine
  • A familial type of pseudohypoparathyroidism characterized by resistance to parathyroid hormone and by physical abnormalities including short stature, round face, short metacarpal and metatarsal bones, and the presence of subcutaneous ectopic calcifications.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Annals of Internal Medicine.