ochronosis

[ō′krə-nōsĭs]

n.

A condition observed in certain patients with alkaptonuria and marked by pigmentation of cartilage and sometimes of other tissues.

Nearby words

  1. ordain,
  2. ordainee,
  3. ordeal,
  4. ordeal bean,
  5. ordeal tree,
  6. order about,
  7. order arms,
  8. order bill of lading,
  9. order in council,
  10. order of australia

Related formso′chro•notic (-nŏtĭk) adj.


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