brittle bone disease

noun
variants: or less commonly brittle bones

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For example, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, is President of the National Osteoporosis Society, as several members of her family have suffered from brittle bone disease. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Meghan Markle was just announced patron of four charities, but what does that really mean?," 12 Jan. 2019 Tim's grandson, Luke Levandusky, is a real trooper who lives with Osteogenesis imperfecta or brittle bone disease and, therefore, is almost constantly wearing a cast. 'sam' Boyer/special To Cleveland.com, cleveland.com, "Young speakers impress the audience: Whit & Whimsey," 20 Apr. 2018

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1960, in the meaning defined above

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brittle bone disease

noun
variants: also brittle bones

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