Definition of Ollier in US English:

Ollier

noun

Medicine
  • In the genitive and attributive, especially in "Ollier's disease". A congenital disorder characterized by the development of multiple enchondromas, especially in the bones of the limbs, resulting in skeletal deformity and often the later development of secondary chondrosarcoma.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Thomas Stedman (1853–1938). From the name of Léopold L. X. E. Ollier, French surgeon, who described the condition in Bull. Soc. Chir. Lyon 3 22).

Pronunciation

Ollier

/ˈɒlɪə/