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noun Pathology.
  1. an abnormal condition characterized by the deposit of calcium salts in various tissues of the body.
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Origin of calcinosis

1925–30; perhaps calcine or calcin(ate) (erroneously taken as synonymous with calcify) + -osis
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British Dictionary definitions for calcinosis


  1. the abnormal deposition of calcium salts in the tissues of the body
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calcinosis in Medicine


  1. The abnormal deposition of calcium salts in a part or tissue of the body.
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