osteopetrosis

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osteopetrosis

(ˌɒstɪəʊpɛˈtrəʊsɪs)
n
(Medicine) a disorder characterized by bone thickening
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Noun1.osteopetrosis - an inherited disorder characterized by an increase in bone densityosteopetrosis - an inherited disorder characterized by an increase in bone density; in severe forms the bone marrow cavity may be obliterated
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osteopetroosi

os·te·o·pe·tro·sis

[MIM*166600]
n. osteopetrosis, rara condición hereditaria que causa excesa calificación en el hueso, por la cual puede ocurrir disrupción en el metabolismo y dar lugar a fracturas espontáneas, anemia, y compresión del cráneo.