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osteohalisteresis in Medicine

osteohalisteresis

(ŏs′tē-ō-hăl′ĭ-stə-rēsĭs, -hă-lĭs′tə-)
n.
  1. A loss or deficiency of the mineral constituents of bone resulting in softening of the bones.
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