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Definition of the noun albers-schonberg disease
What does albers-schonberg disease mean as a name of something?
- an inherited disorder characterized by an increase in bone density; in severe forms the bone marrow cavity may be obliterated
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonyms of Albers-Schonberg disease: marble bones disease / osteopetrosis
- more generic terms: congenital disease / genetic abnormality / genetic defect / genetic disease / genetic disorder / hereditary condition / hereditary disease / inherited disease / inherited disorder = a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically
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by Laurence Urdang
Albers-Schonberg disease see osteopetrosis.
Albers-Schonberg disease (aI-bars-shén' barg) See OSTEOPETROSIS. albinism (al'ba-niz'am) N. abnormal congenital condition characterized by lack of normal pigment in the skin, eyes, and hair.
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