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calcinosis

noun cal·ci·no·sis \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

calcinosis

noun cal·ci·no·sis \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

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