osteolathyrism

noun

os·​teo·​lath·​y·​rism ˌäs-tē-ō-ˈlath-ə-ˌriz-əm How to pronounce osteolathyrism (audio)
: a form of lathyrism produced experimentally in laboratory animals that is characterized especially by skeletal deformities and the formation of aortic aneurisms

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“Osteolathyrism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/osteolathyrism. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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