The development of the skeleton that is effected by hereditary factors or due to improper care after birth. Usually sen in the skull and face. It includes Crouzon's syndrome and Treacher Collins syndrome.

DYSOSTOSIS: "Joe suffered from dysostosis due to genetical factors."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DYSOSTOSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dysostosis/ (accessed September 23, 2021).