itai-itai

noun
\ i-ˈtī-i-ˌtī How to pronounce itai-itai (audio) \

Medical Definition of itai-itai

: an extremely painful condition caused by poisoning following the ingestion of cadmium and characterized by bone decalcification

called also itai-itai disease

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“Itai-itai.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/itai-itai. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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