osteopetrosis

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osteopetrosis

[¦äs·tē·ō·pə′rō·səs]
(medicine)
A rare developmental error of unknown cause but of familial tendency, characterized chiefly by excessive radiographic density of most or all of the bones. Also known as marble bone disease.
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Additionally, the increases in her serum LD (isoenzymes 3, 4, and 5) and sometimes AST seem specific for Albers-Schonberg disease, the autosomal dominant osteopetrosis involving CLCN7.