osteogenesis imperfecta congenita

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osteogenesis imperfecta con·​gen·​i·​ta | \ -kən-ˈjen-ət-ə How to pronounce osteogenesis imperfecta congenita (audio) \

Medical Definition of osteogenesis imperfecta congenita

: a severe and often fatal form of osteogenesis imperfecta characterized by usually multiple fractures in utero

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“Osteogenesis imperfecta congenita.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/osteogenesis%20imperfecta%20congenita. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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