marble bone


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Related to marble bone: osteopetrosis

marble bone

An abnormally calcified bone with a spotted appearance on a radiograph. Synonym: ivory bone
See: osteopetrosis
See also: bone
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They intentionally created a similar mutation in SLC4A2 to determine the function of the gene, and it was observed to cause the same marble bone disease phenotype, McDaneld says.