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calcinosis

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noun cal·ci·no·sis \ˌkal-sə-ˈnō-səs\

Definition of calcinosis

plural cal·ci·no·sesplay \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  the abnormal deposition of calcium salts in a part or tissue of the body



Origin of calcinosis

New Latin, irregular (influenced by International Scientific Vocabulary calcine) from calc- + -osis


First Known Use: circa 1929


Medical Dictionary

calcinosis

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noun cal·ci·no·sis \ˌkal-sə-ˈnō-səs\

Medical Definition of calcinosis

plural cal·ci·no·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  the abnormal deposition of calcium salts in a part or tissue of the body




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