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- n. An increase in bone density
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Abnormal hardness and density of bone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The excessive formation of bone-tissue in the Haversian canals and other spaces of bone, so that it becomes denser.
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- n. abnormal hardening or eburnation of bone
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Likewise, activating mutations of Lrp5 in mice and humans cause osteosclerosis, a high bone mass disorder resulting from increased osteoblast activity
Krm genes resulted in increased bone formation and osteosclerosis, thereby suggesting a physiological influence of Krm1 and Krm2 on bone formation with functional redundancy.
Likewise, while Sost-deficient mice displayed osteosclerosis, an osteoblast-specific over-expression of
The ribs are elongate and moderately curved, with no sign of pachyostosis or osteosclerosis.
Skeletal fluorosis often results in abnormal bone hardening and thickening (osteosclerosis) with painful and impaired neck and spine mobility, spine curvature, and/or painful lower extremities ultimately causing crippling and incapacitation, report the researchers.