osteopetrosis

noun
an inherited disorder characterized by an increase in bone density; in severe forms the bone marrow cavity may be obliterated
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  • Osteopetrosis — (Malignant) Classification and external resources X ray of the pelvis of a patient with osteopetrosis, adult onset form (Albers Schonberg disease). Note the dense bones. ICD …   Wikipedia

  • Osteopetrosis — (Malignant) Clasificación y recursos externos CIE 10 Q78.2 CIE 9 756.52 OMIM …   Wikipedia Español

  • osteopetrosis — f. patol. Enfermedad hereditaria generalmente autosómica recesiva que se caracteriza por una condensación anormalmente alta de los huesos. La osteopetrosis provoca una menor elasticidad de los huesos y por tanto una mayor tendencia a las… …   Diccionario médico

  • osteopetrosis — osteopetrosis. См. болезнь Альберса Шенберга. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Osteopetrosis — Thickening of the bones which become abnormally dense due an inherited defect in bone resorption the process in which old bone is broken down and removed so that new bone can be added to the skeleton. Osteoclasts are the cells responsible for… …   Medical dictionary

  • Osteopetrosis — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 Q78.2 Marmorknochenkrankheit …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • osteopetrosis — Eng. Osteopetrosis Ver enfermedad de Alberts Schonberg …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • osteopetrosis — The formation of abnormally dense bone, as opposed to osteoporosis …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • osteopetrosis — /os tee oh pi troh sis/, n. Pathol. any of several hereditary diseases characterized by increased bone density. [1925 30; OSTEO + Gk petro , var. s. of petroûn to turn to stone (deriv. of pétra stone) + sis SIS; see OSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • osteopetrosis — noun A rare hereditary disorder characterized by hard, dense bones. Syn: marble bone disease, Albers Schonberg disease …   Wiktionary

  • osteopetrosis — n. condition characterized by hardening of the bones (Pathology) …   English contemporary dictionary

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