from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The formation and development of bony tissue.
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- n. The formation and development of bone
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The formation or growth of bone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The genesis, origination, or formation of bone; osteogeny; ossification.
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I was diagnosed with a rare condition called osteogenesis imperfecta, otherwise known as brittle bone disorder.
I was born with a rare bone disease called osteogenesis imperfecta.
Another heart-wrenching, controversial novel by Jodi Picoult, Handle with Care introduces Willow, a smart and charming five-year-old who was born with a brittle bone disease called osteogenesis imperfecta.
A local practitioner of Chinese medicine was buying a plane ticket in Mr. Chu's office last year when he noticed that the diagram suggested that a condition called osteogenesis imperfecta, which can cause weak bones, might run in the family and could have contributed to Annie's death.
For Dawn Dunlap, everyday tasks can be dangerous, because she was born with a brittle bone disorder called osteogenesis imperfecta, Seavert reported.
It raises several issues, foremost being the birth defect called osteogenesis imperfecta.
Lexie has a genetic condition called osteogenesis imperfecta, which makes her bones very brittle, as well as dwarfism.
She’s got a disease called osteogenesis imperfecta, which means her bones are extremely brittle.
That’s because, during the course of her short life, she’s suffered over sixty-two broken bones, due to a disease called osteogenesis imperfecta, a condition that Willow’s had since birth and that—her parents allege—should have been diagnosed by the obstetrician early enough to allow for an abortion.
And since Richard has been having serious stomach trouble for a while (specialists aren't sure whether it's related to the osteogenesis), she decided it was time for a break.