Definition of Calcinosis

1. Noun. The abnormal deposition of calcium salts in the soft tissue of the body ¹



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Definition of Calcinosis

1. [n -NOSES]

Medical Definition of Calcinosis

1. A condition which is characterised by the deposition of calcium in nodular foci in the body tissues. (21 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calcinosis

calcination
calcinations
calcinatories
calcinatory
calcine
calcined
calcined lime
calcined magnesia
calciner
calciners
calcines
calcineurins
calcining
calcinoses
calcinosis
calcinosis circumscripta
calcinosis cutis
calcinosis intervertebralis
calcinosis universalis
calcinotic
calcinuria
calcinuric diabetes
calcio-
calcioandyrobertsite
calcioaravaipaite
calciobetafite
calcioburbankite
calciocopiapite
calcioferrite

Literary usage of Calcinosis

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1. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"If the Bright's disease occurs in the period of growth, dwarfism and bone changes occur. Renal calcinosis may develop. Bones In some patients with chronic ..."

2. Practitioner's medical dictionary by George Milbry Gould (1910)
"Calcinosis (kar-sin-o'-sis) [carcinoma], i. A carcinomatous cachexia; a tendency to the development of malignant disease. 2. A form of carcinoma, ..."

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