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the process of deformation that produces continents and ocean basins in the earth's crust

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I am a health visitor in Fife with a child on my caseload with diastrophic dysplasia.
At first it was assumed Tanyalee, who has Diastrophic Dwarfism, wouldn't survive infancy, or go on to have a normal adult life.
The differential diagnosis for this radiographic appearance in the context of the clinical findings includes achondroplasia, MED, spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenita, diastrophic dwarfism, and metatrophic dwarfism.
Lethal and nonlethal diastrophic dysplasia: a study of 14 Swedish cases.
Prado) portrays a court secretary suffering from diastrophic dysplasia also called proportionate dwarfism.
Deficient sulfation of cartilage proteoglycans has been demonstrated in ACG-IB and has been related to a sulfate uptake defect caused by mutations in the diastrophic dysplasia sulfate transporter gene.
Finnish team used a new analytical technique called fine-structure linkage disequilibrium mapping to determine the cause of diastrophic dysplasia (DTD).
James and his older brother Phil have Diastrophic Dysplasia but have not let the condition hold them back, helped by parents Dawn, a teaching assistant, and Dave.
A rare genetic condition called Diastrophic Dysplasia caused James's dwarfism - both his parents are of average height.
James, 23, from Rhos on Sea, near Colwyn Bay, was born with a condition called Diastrophic Dysplasia.
Fe gafodd James a'i frawd mawr Philip eu geni gyda chyflwr o'r enw Diastrophic Dysplasia, sef math o Gorachedd sy'n anghyffredin iawn.
The 25-year-old uses a power wheelchair to get around, needs assistance with all everyday tasks and has to take daily medication to cope with diastrophic dwarfism.
Michael inherited the rare disorder diastrophic dysplasia, which meant he would never grow beyond his present height.
The dwarf twin from the set Hall studied has diastrophic dysplasia, a genetic disorder thought to result from mutations on chromosome 5.