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osteogenesis imperfecta

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A hereditary disease characterized by abnormally brittle, easily fractured bones.

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  • n. a hereditary disease characterized by brittle bones that easily fracture

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. autosomal dominant disorder of connective tissue characterized by brittle bones that fracture easily

Etymologies

New Latin : osteogenesis + Latin imperfecta, feminine of imperfectus, incomplete.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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