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Definitions

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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.

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

  • n. abnormal hardening or eburnation of bone

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Examples

  • Likewise, activating mutations of Lrp5 in mice and humans cause osteosclerosis, a high bone mass disorder resulting from increased osteoblast activity

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  • Krm genes resulted in increased bone formation and osteosclerosis, thereby suggesting a physiological influence of Krm1 and Krm2 on bone formation with functional redundancy.

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  • Likewise, while Sost-deficient mice displayed osteosclerosis, an osteoblast-specific over-expression of

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  • The ribs are elongate and moderately curved, with no sign of pachyostosis or osteosclerosis.

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  • 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.

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