Definitions for "OSTEOCHONDROSIS"
A disorder of growing cartilage that may affect either the growth plate or the articular cartilage.
A painful malformation of the joint cartilage which can affect puppies of rapidly growing large breeds. Osteochondrosis dissecans occurs when the affected area is further traumatized and a cartilage "flap" develops, resulting in acute pain.
Disease of the growth or ossification centers of children, which begins as a degeneration or necrosis followed by regeneration or recalcification.