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halisteresis

noun hal·i·ste·re·sis \ ˌhal-ə-stə-ˈrē-səs , hə-ˌlis-tə- \

medical Definition of halisteresis

plural halistereses play \-ˌsēz\
:loss of salts especially of lime from bone (as in osteomalacia)

halisteretic

play \-ˈret-ik\ adjective

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