brittle-bones syndrome


brittle-bones syndrome
/brɪtl-ˈboʊnz sɪndroʊm/ (say britl-'bohnz sindrohm)

noun
a condition occurring in foetuses and young children in which the bones are so brittle that they break very easily causing permanent disabilities.
Also, brittle bone disease.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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