marmarosis

noun mar·ma·ro·sis \ˌmärməˈrōsə̇s\
variants: or

marmorosis

\ˌmärməˈrōsə̇s\

Definition of marmarosis

plural

marmaroses

or

marmoroses

\-ōˌsēz\
  1. :  the conversion of limestone into marble by metamorphism

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Origin and Etymology of marmarosis

New Latin, from Greek marmaros & Latin marmor marble + New Latin -osis


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