calcinosis


cal·ci·no·sis

noun \ˌkal-sə-ˈnō-səs\
plural cal·ci·no·ses\-ˌsēz\

Definition of CALCINOSIS

:  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

cal·ci·no·sis

noun \ˌkal-sə-ˈnō-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural cal·ci·no·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of CALCINOSIS

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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: calcio-
Previous Word in the Dictionary: calcino
All Words Near: calcinosis

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up calcinosis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More