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calcinosis

[kal-suh-noh-sis] /ˌkæl səˈnoʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
an abnormal condition characterized by the deposit of calcium salts in various tissues of the body.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; perhaps calcine or calcin(ate) (erroneously taken as synonymous with calcify) + -osis
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calcinosis

/ˌkælsɪˈnəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
the abnormal deposition of calcium salts in the tissues of the body
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calcinosis in Medicine

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

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