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osteogenesis imperfecta

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A genetic disease marked by abnormal fragility and plasticity of bone, with recurring fractures resulting from minimal trauma.

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  • noun pathology a hereditary disease characterized by brittle bones that easily fracture

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

Etymologies

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

[New Latin : osteogenesis + Latin imperfecta, feminine of imperfectus, incomplete.]

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