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).