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Meaning of "osteopetrosis" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OSTEOPETROSIS

osteopetrosis  [ˌɒstɪəʊpɛˈtrəʊsɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OSTEOPETROSIS

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Osteopetrosis is a noun.
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WHAT DOES OSTEOPETROSIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Osteopetrosis

Osteopetrosis, literally "stone bone", also known as marble bone disease and Albers-Schonberg disease, is an extremely rare inherited disorder whereby the bones harden, becoming denser, in contrast to more prevalent conditions like osteoporosis, in which the bones become less dense and more brittle, or osteomalacia, in which the bones soften. Osteopetrosis can cause bones to dissolve and break. It can cause osteosclerosis. The cause of the disease is understood to be malfunctioning osteoclasts.

Definition of osteopetrosis in the English dictionary

The definition of osteopetrosis in the dictionary is a disorder characterized by bone thickening.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OSTEOPETROSIS


amaurosis
ˌæmɔːˈrəʊsɪs
anhidrosis
ˌænhɪˈdrəʊsɪs
aponeurosis
ˌæpənjʊəˈrəʊsɪs
arteriosclerosis
ɑːˌtɪərɪəʊsklɪəˈrəʊsɪs
arthrosis
ɑːˈθrəʊsɪs
atherosclerosis
ˌæθərəʊsklɪəˈrəʊsɪs
chlorosis
klɔːˈrəʊsɪs
cirrhosis
sɪˈrəʊsɪs
fibrosis
faɪˈbrəʊsɪs
fluorosis
flʊəˈrəʊsɪs
heterosis
ˌhɛtəˈrəʊsɪs
hydronephrosis
ˌhaɪdrəʊnɪˈfrəʊsɪs
leptospirosis
ˌlɛptəʊspaɪˈrəʊsɪs
myelofibrosis
ˌmaɪələʊfaɪˈbrəʊsɪs
necrosis
nɛˈkrəʊsɪs
nephrosis
nɪˈfrəʊsɪs
neurosis
njʊˈrəʊsɪs
osteoporosis
ˌɒstɪəʊpɔːˈrəʊsɪs
pyrosis
paɪˈrəʊsɪs
sclerosis
sklɪəˈrəʊsɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OSTEOPETROSIS

osteomalacia
osteomalacial
osteomalacic
osteomata
osteomyelitis
osteopath
osteopathic
osteopathically
osteopathist
osteopathy
osteophyte
osteophytic
osteoplastic
osteoplasties
osteoplasty
osteoporosis
osteoporotic
osteosarcoma
osteosarcomata
osteosis

WORDS THAT END LIKE OSTEOPETROSIS

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
anidrosis
anxiety neurosis
cystic fibrosis
diagnosis
hidrosis
hyperhidrosis
multiple sclerosis
nearthrosis
osteoarthrosis
otosclerosis
polyhedrosis
porosis
pseudarthrosis
pseudoarthrosis
psychoneurosis
siderosis
sorosis
synchondrosis
trophoneurosis
virosis

Synonyms and antonyms of osteopetrosis in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «osteopetrosis» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OSTEOPETROSIS

Find out the translation of osteopetrosis to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of osteopetrosis from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «osteopetrosis» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

石骨症
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

osteopetrosis
570 millions of speakers

English

osteopetrosis
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

osteopetrosis
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تصخر العظم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

остеопетроз
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

osteopetrosis
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

osteopetrosis
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ostéopétrose
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Osteopetrosis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Osteopetrose
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

大理石骨病
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

골 화석 증
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Osteopetrosis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

xương đá
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தடியெலும்புமெலிவு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऑस्टियोपेत्रोसिस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

osteopetrozis
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

osteopetrosi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

osteopetrozy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

остеопетроз
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

osteopetroză
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

οστεοπέτρωσιν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

osteopetrosis
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

osteopetros
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

osteopetrose
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of osteopetrosis

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OSTEOPETROSIS»

The term «osteopetrosis» is normally little used and occupies the 109.527 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OSTEOPETROSIS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «osteopetrosis» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «osteopetrosis» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about osteopetrosis

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OSTEOPETROSIS»

Discover the use of osteopetrosis in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to osteopetrosis and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Osteopetrosis: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: ...
Osteopetrosis: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyPaper™ that delivers timely, authoritative, and intensively focused information about Osteopetrosis in a compact format.
‎2012
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General and Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist
NAME: Osteopetrosis Etiology: Osteopetrosis, also known as Albers-Schonberg disease and marble bone disease, is a congenital sclerosing disease of bone characterized by osteoclastic dysfunc— tion. Several types ofosteopetrosis are ...
Leslie DeLong, Nancy Burkhart, 2013
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Metabolic Bone Disease and Clinically Related Disorders
Brown DM, Dent PB: Pathogenesis of osteopetrosis: A comparison of human and animal spectra. Pediatr Res 5:181 -191, 1971. Marks SC Jr: Osteopetrosis— multiple pathways for the interception of osteoclast function. Appl Pathol 51172- 183, ...
Louis V. Avioli, Stephen M. Krane, 1997
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Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
The book also now includes a fully searchable CD with PDFs of the entire content. This outstanding reference source on bone marrow transplantation has become recognised as the bible in the field.
Frederick R. Appelbaum, Stephen J. Forman, Robert S. Negrin, 2011
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Syndromes of the Head and Neck
Autosomal dominant osteopetrosis Changes Type I Type II Skull Thick vault Dense base Spine Variable sclerosis “Sandwich” vertebrae Pelvis No subcrestal sclerosis Subcrestal sclerosis Serum acid phosphatase Normal Elevated Osteoclasts ...
M.S. D.Sc. Regents' Professor Emeritus of Oral Pathology and Genetics at School of Dentistry Robert J. Gorlin D.D.S, D.M.D. M. Michael Cohen Jr., Ph.D. Professor Oral Pathology Faculty of Denistry, Ph.D. Department of Pediatrics and Medical Genetics Raoul C.M. Hennekam M.D., Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, 2001
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Pediatric Endocrinology
Figure 8 Femur of a patient with osteopetrosis. Creatine kinase isoenzymes BB- CK is normally predominantly found in brain and is not normally detected in the blood, but it can be measured in patients with osteopetrosis (144). BB-CK is not ...
Fima Lifshitz, 2007
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Stem Cells and Their Potential for Clinical Application
Targeted disruption of genes in the mouse producing osteopetrosis Gene Protein Bone phenotype Other features PU.1 PU.1 transcription factor Osteopetrosis without osteoclasts Macrophage deficiency Csf1r M-CSF receptor Osteopetrosis  ...
Nadja M. Bilko, Boris Fehse, Wolfram Ostertag, 2007
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Tachdjian's Pediatric Orthopaedics: From the Texas Scottish ...
Armstrong DG, Newfield JT, Gillespie R, et al: Orthopedic management of osteopetrosis: results of a survey and review of the literature, J Pediatr Orthop 19: 122, 1999. Ashby ME: Total hip arthroplasty in osteopetrosis: a report of two cases, Clin ...
John A. Herring, 2013
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Principles and Practice of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Human autosomal recessive Osteopetrosis maps to Ilql3, a position predicted by comparative mapping of the murine osteosclerosis (oc) mutation. Hum Mol Genet 1998; 7:1407. 11. Van Hul W, Bollerslev J, Gram J, et al. Localization of a gene ...
Kenneth L. Becker, 2001
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Hereditary Hearing Loss and Its Syndromes
Chloride channel CLCN7 mutations are responsible for severe recessive, dominant, and intermediate osteopetrosis. I Bone Mineral Res. 2003;18:1740- 1747. Iohnston CC et al. Osteopetrosis: a clinical, genetic, metabolic and morphological ...
Helga V. Toriello, Shelley D. Smith, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OSTEOPETROSIS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term osteopetrosis is used in the context of the following news items.
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HLA-matched sibling transplants provide best outcomes in infantile …
Long-term survival after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for infantile osteopetrosis was highest when grafts were taken from human ... «Clinical Endocrinology News Digital Network, Jul 15»
2
Rep. Bilirakis Issues Statement Supporting 21st Century Cures Act
... National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), OsteoPETrosis Society, Curing Retinal Blindness Foundation, The MAGIC Foundation, ... «Targeted News Service, Jul 15»
3
7-year-old joins charity champions Team JimJam to raise funds for …
... four-year-old Imogen, who is blind, partially deaf and has a rare genetic disorder known as Osteopetrosis which affects only one in 250,000. «Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard, Jul 15»
4
Horizon Pharma Seen In Deal-Making Mode, Price Target Hiked …
At the same time, Horizon moved into the orphan-drug business with its acquisition of Actimmune, a treatment for severe osteopetrosis and ... «Investor's Business Daily, Jun 15»
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Public Release: 17-Jun-2015 New taxonomy classifies rare genetic …
Skeletal Rare Diseases such as osteogenesis imperfecta, juvenile Paget's disease or osteopetrosis, are only three of the more than 400 ... «EurekAlert, Jun 15»
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Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Here Are My Dream Mergers
One critical growth drug has been Actimmune, which is in Phase III trials to combat severe malignant osteopetrosis and Chronic Granulomatous ... «TheStreet.com, Jun 15»
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Can You Get Rich From Making Your Cat an Internet Celebrity?
Because Bub suffers from a rare, debilitating bone condition, osteopetrosis, Brivasky set up Lil Bub's Big Fund to raise money for special-needs ... «Vanity Fair, Jun 15»
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Horizon Pharma plc Initiates Phase 3 Trial of ACTIMMUNE(R …
In addition, ACTIMMUNE is indicated to slow the worsening of severe, malignant osteopetrosis (SMO), a genetic disorder that affects normal ... «MarketWatch, Jun 15»
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Who Is Lil Bub? A Genome Project Takes A Closer Look
Bub's dwarfism is a result of osteopetrosis, which means her bones became dense and hard before they could grow. In addition to the bone ... «Indiana Public Media, May 15»
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Lil' Bub to Have Her Genome Mapped by Scientists
Bub also has a very rare condition called osteopetrosis, which doesn't sound like a real condition but is apparently a genetic problem that causes bones to ... «RYOT, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Osteopetrosis [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/osteopetrosis>. Mar 2021 ».
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