brittle bone disease

variants: or less commonly brittle bones

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Recent Examples on the Web 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,, "Never Have I Ever Felt So Insulted: Mindy Kaling’s New Show Is Great — Unless You’re Fat," 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, "8chan’s current owner and its founder are locked in a bitter libel battle in the Philippines," 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, "Alec's mission," 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,, "San Antonio girl stars in new Netflix series, ‘Raising Dion’," 3 Oct. 2019 Brennan was born with osteogenesis imperfecta, more commonly referred to as brittle bone disease. Timothy Mclaughlin, WIRED, "The Weird, Dark History of 8chan," 6 Aug. 2019 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,, "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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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brittle bone disease

variants: also brittle bones

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