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Medical Term:

osteoprotegerin

Pronunciation: os'te-o-pro-tej'er-in

Definition: Polypeptide suppressing osseous mineral turnover deficient in juvenile onset Paget disease.

[osteo- + L. protego, protegere, to protect, + -in]

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