osteodystrophy

noun
os·​teo·​dys·​tro·​phy | \ -ˈdis-trə-fē How to pronounce osteodystrophy (audio) \
plural osteodystrophies

Medical Definition of osteodystrophy

: defective ossification of bone usually associated with disturbed calcium and phosphorus metabolism

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“Osteodystrophy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/osteodystrophy. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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