hy·​po·​phos·​pha·​ta·​sia ˌhī-pō-ˌfäs-fə-ˈtā-zh(ē-)ə How to pronounce hypophosphatasia (audio)
: a congenital metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency of alkaline phosphatase and usually resulting in demineralization of bone

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“Hypophosphatasia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypophosphatasia. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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