ochronosis

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ochronosis o·chro·no·sis (ō'krə-nō'sĭs)
n.
A condition observed in certain patients with alkaptonuria and marked by pigmentation of cartilage and sometimes of other tissues.


o'chro·not'ic (-nŏt'ĭk) adj.
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ochronosis

noun
an accumulation of dark pigment in cartilage and other connective tissue; usually a symptom of alkaptonuria or phenol poisoning 
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