marble bone disease


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Related to marble bone disease: osteogenesis imperfecta, Brittle bone disease

marble bone disease

[′mär·bəl ¦bōn di‚zēz]
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It is also called marble bone disease. This rare genetic disease is associated with four genes TCIRG1, CICN7, OSTM1, PLEKHM1.
The return of marble bone disease, also known as "osteopetrosis," became a high priority for Larry Keenan, director of breed improvement at the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) in Denton, Texas.