Journal of Archaeology in the Low Countries 4-1 (October 2012)Raffaella Bianucci; Don Brothwell; Wijnand van der Sanden; Christina Papageorgopoulou; Paul Gostner; Patrizia Pernter; Eduard Egarter-Vigl; Frank Maixner; Marek Janko; Dario Piombino-Mascali; Grazia Mattutino; Frank Rühlis; Albert Zink: A possible case of dyschondrosteosis in a bog body from the Netherlands

Glossary of the employed medical terms & definitions

Dicrocoeliasis = hepatic fascioliasis due to infection with Dicrocoelium dendriticum.

Dyschondrosteosis = a familial bone dysplasia characterised by bowing of the radius, dorsal dislocation of the distal ulna and proximal carpal bones, and mesomelic dwarfism. Also called Léri-Weill syndrome.

Dysplasia = an abnormality of development; in pathology, alteration in size, shape and organisation of adult cells.

Mesomelia = a condition in which the forearms and lower legs are abnormally short.

Micromelia = an abnormal shortness or smallness of limbs. Also called nanomelia.