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Medical Term:

osteohalisteresis

Pronunciation: os'te-o-ha-lis'ter-e'sis

Definition: Softening of the bones through absorption or insufficient supply of the mineral portion.

[osteo- + G. hals, salt, + steresis, privation]

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