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brittle bone disease

Syllabification: brit·tle bone dis·ease

Definition of brittle bone disease in English:

noun

Medicine
1 Another term for osteogenesis imperfecta.
Example sentences
  • Small Bones is charity which aims to help children with scoliosis, brittle bone disease and rheumatoid arthritis.
  • These include osteopenia (a milder form of bone loss), brittle bone disease, and osteomalacia (vitamin D deficiency).
  • Researchers at the Karolinska Institute researchers stressed that stem cell therapy was not a cure for OI, or brittle bone disease.
2 another term for osteoporosis.

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