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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: os'te-o-poy'ki-lo'sis

Definition: Mottled or spotted bones caused by widespread small foci of compact bone in the substantia spongiosa; autosomal dominant inheritance.

Synonym(s): osteopathia condensans

[osteo- + G. poikilos, dappled, + -osis, condition]

See Also: osteopathia striata, dermatofibrosis lenticularis disseminata

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