calcinosis

calcinosis

[kal-suh-noh-sis]
noun Pathology.
an abnormal condition characterized by the deposit of calcium salts in various tissues of the body.

Origin:
1925–30; perhaps calcine or calcin(ate) (erroneously taken as synonymous with calcify) + -osis

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calcinosis (ˌkælsɪˈnəʊsɪs)
 
n
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)
n.
The abnormal deposition of calcium salts in a part or tissue of the body.

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