calcinosis

noun
cal·​ci·​no·​sis | \ ˌkal-sə-ˈnō-səs \
plural calcinoses\ ˌkal-​sə-​ˈnō-​ˌsēz \

Definition of calcinosis

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

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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calcinosis

noun
cal·​ci·​no·​sis | \ ˌkal-sə-ˈnō-səs \
plural calcinoses\ -​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of calcinosis

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

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