from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A hereditary disease characterized by abnormally brittle, easily fractured bones.
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- n. a hereditary disease characterized by brittle bones that easily fracture
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- n. autosomal dominant disorder of connective tissue characterized by brittle bones that fracture easily
New Latin : osteogenesis + Latin imperfecta, feminine of imperfectus, incomplete.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)