osteosclerosis fragilis


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osteosclerosis

 [os″te-o-sklĕ-ro´sis]
the hardening, or abnormal density, of bone. adj., adj osteosclerot´ic.
osteosclerosis conge´nita achondroplasia.
osteosclerosis fra´gilis osteopetrosis; so called because of frequency of pathologic fracture of affected bones.
osteosclerosis fra´gilis generalisa´ta osteopoikilosis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

osteosclerosis

(os?te-o-skle-ro'sis) [? + skleros, hard, + osis, condition]
An abnormal increase in thickening and density of bone.

osteosclerosis fragilis

Osteopetrosis.
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