brittle bone disease

variants: or less commonly brittle bones

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Recent Examples on the Web Thompson is also a disability rights speaker, facilitator and consultant who has osteogenesis imperfecta (commonly known as brittle bone disease) and is also a little woman who uses a wheelchair, and is hard of hearing. Lisa Deaderick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Aug. 2022 A few years ago, Lee and Germain-Lee tested this drug on mice diagnosed with a version of brittle bone disease. Rasha Aridi, Smithsonian Magazine, 11 Sep. 2020 Whiley was born with osteogenesis imperfecta, an affliction commonly referred to as brittle bone disease. Wayne Coffey, USA TODAY, 9 Sep. 2020 Monatsi, 49, has a genetic condition known as brittle bone disease, which led to numerous arm and leg fractures. Michael Laris, Washington Post, 3 Sep. 2020 The kid representing Russia at the Model UN is played by an actor who has osteogenesis imperfecta (a genetic disorder also known as brittle bone disease), and that isn’t even mentioned. Katie Musgrave,, 20 May 2020 Brennan, who suffers from osteogenesis imperfecta, more commonly referred to as brittle bone disease, founded 8chan in October 2013 during a psychedelic mushroom trip while living in New York. Regine Cabato, Washington Post, 29 Feb. 2020 That's what brought Cabacungan to Shriners in the first place – a rare genetic disorder called Osteogenesis Imperfecta, better known as brittle bone disease. CBS News, 1 Dec. 2019 Sammi was born with osteogenesis imperfecta, or OI, a rare genetic disorder more commonly known as brittle bone disease. René A. Guzman,, 3 Oct. 2019 See More

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1960, in the meaning defined above

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brittle bone disease

variants: also brittle bones

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