hip-dysplasia

hip dysplasia

noun Veterinary Pathology.
a genetic disorder, typically affecting young dogs of medium- to large-sized breeds, characterized by alteration and malformation of the hip joint.
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hip dysplasia
 
n
vet science a common disorder of large and giant-breed dogs, as well as other species, in which the femoral head does not sit properly in the socket of the hip joint

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