|Paget's disease (ˈpædʒɪts)|
|1.||Also called: osteitis deformans a chronic disease of the bones characterized by inflammation and deformation|
|2.||Also called: Paget's cancer cancer of the nipple and surrounding tissue|
|[C19: named after Sir James Paget (1814--99), British surgeon and pathologist, who described these diseases]|
Paget's disease n.
|Paget's disease (pāj'ĭts) Pronunciation Key