TITLE

osteohalisteresis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1544
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "osteohalisteresis" is presented. The term means softening of the bones caused by deficiency of mineral constituents of the bone. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is provided. The etymologies of the term are also provided. It comes from the words "hals" which means salt and "sterein" which means to deprive.
ACCESSION #
21238825

 

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