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ochronosis

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noun ochro·no·sis \ˌō-krə-ˈnō-səs\

Medical Definition of ochronosis

plural

ochronoses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  a condition often associated with alkaptonuria and marked by pigment deposits in cartilages, ligaments, and tendons

ochronotic

\-ˈnät-ik\play adjective



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