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Medical Term:

alfacalcidol

Pronunciation: al-fă-kal′si-dol

Definition: A derivative of vitamin D used in the treatment of hypoparathyroidism, vitamin D-dependent rickets, and rickets associated with malabsorption syndromes.

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