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fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva

 

Definition: a generalized disorder of connective tissue in which there is ectopic ossification with bone replacing tendons, fasciae, and ligaments; a lethal genetic disorder of autosomal dominant inheritance.

See Also: fibrous dysplasia of bone

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