ochro·​no·​sis ˌō-krə-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce ochronosis (audio)
plural ochronoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce ochronosis (audio)
: a condition often associated with alkaptonuria and marked by pigment deposits in cartilages, ligaments, and tendons
ochronotic adjective

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“Ochronosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ochronosis. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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