Medical Dictionary

osteohalisteresis os·te·o·hal·i·ste·re·sis (ŏs'tē-ō-hāl'ĭ-stə-rē'sĭs, -hā-lĭs'tə-)
A loss or deficiency of the mineral constituents of bone resulting in softening of the bones.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: osteography
Next Definition: osteoid
Words Near: osteohalisteresis
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for osteohalisteresis
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing osteohalisteresis
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature