calcinosis

noun cal·ci·no·sis \ ˌkal-sə-ˈnō-səs \

Definition of calcinosis

plural calcinoses play \-ˌsēz\
: the abnormal deposition of calcium salts in a part or tissue of the body

Origin and Etymology of calcinosis

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


Medical Dictionary

calcinosis

noun cal·ci·no·sis \ ˌkal-sə-ˈnō-səs \

medical Definition of calcinosis

plural calcinoses play \-ˌsēz\
: the abnormal deposition of calcium salts in a part or tissue of the body

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