Meaning of osteogenesis imperfecta

osteogen'esis im•per•fec'ta

Pronunciation: (im"pur-fek'tu), [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. a rare hereditary disease in which abnormal connective tissue development leads to fragile bones subject to fracture.
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