noun Pathology.
an abnormal condition characterized by the deposit of calcium salts in various tissues of the body.

1925–30; perhaps calcine or calcin(ate) (erroneously taken as synonymous with calcify) + -osis Unabridged
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calcinosis (ˌkælsɪˈnəʊsɪs)
the abnormal deposition of calcium salts in the tissues of the body

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calcinosis cal·ci·no·sis (kāl'sə-nō'sĭs)
The abnormal deposition of calcium salts in a part or tissue of the body.

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