halisteresis

noun
hal·​i·​ste·​re·​sis | \ ˌhal-ə-stə-ˈrē-səs How to pronounce halisteresis (audio) , hə-ˌlis-tə- How to pronounce halisteresis (audio) \
plural halistereses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce halisteresis (audio) \

Medical Definition of halisteresis

: loss of salts especially of lime from bone (as in osteomalacia)

Other Words from halisteresis

halisteretic \ -​ˈret-​ik How to pronounce halisteresis (audio) \ adjective

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“Halisteresis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/halisteresis. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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