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Pronunciation: kal′sē-ō-traw-mat′ik

Definition: Relating to the line of disturbed calcification that appears in the dentin of the incisor teeth of young rats placed on a rachitogenic diet: one high in calcium and low in phosphorus, with no vitamin D.

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