calcinosis

noun
cal·​ci·​no·​sis | \ ˌkal-sə-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce calcinosis (audio) \
plural calcinoses\ ˌkal-​sə-​ˈnō-​ˌsēz How to pronounce calcinosis (audio) \

Definition of calcinosis

: the abnormal deposition of calcium salts in a part or tissue of the body

Examples of calcinosis in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But after unsuccessful calcinosis treatments, she was then diagnosed with calciphylaxis. Vanessa Etienne, PEOPLE.com, 8 July 2022 But after unsuccessful calcinosis treatments, she was then diagnosed with calciphylaxis. Vanessa Etienne, PEOPLE.com, 8 July 2022 But after unsuccessful calcinosis treatments, she was then diagnosed with calciphylaxis. Vanessa Etienne, PEOPLE.com, 8 July 2022 But after unsuccessful calcinosis treatments, she was then diagnosed with calciphylaxis. Vanessa Etienne, PEOPLE.com, 22 June 2022

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First Known Use of calcinosis

1910, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for calcinosis

New Latin, irregular (influenced by International Scientific Vocabulary calcine) from calc- + -osis

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The first known use of calcinosis was in 1910

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6 Aug 2022

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“Calcinosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calcinosis. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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calcinosis

noun
cal·​ci·​no·​sis | \ ˌkal-sə-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce calcinosis (audio) \
plural calcinoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce calcinosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of calcinosis

: the abnormal deposition of calcium salts in a part or tissue of the body

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