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Pronunciation: os'te-o-mi'e-lo-dis-pla'ze-a

Definition: A disease characterized by enlargement of the marrow cavities of the bones, thinning of the osseous tissue, large, thin-walled vascular spaces, leukopenia, and irregular fever.

[osteo- + G. myelos, marrow, + dysplasia]

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