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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