osteofluorosis

os·teo·flu·o·ro·sis (os″te-o-fl-roґsis) skeletal changes, usually consisting of osteomalacia and osteosclerosis, caused by the chronic intake of excessive quantities of fluorides. See also fluorosis (def. 2).

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  • osteofluorosis — cambios esqueléticos consistentes en osteomalacia y osteosclerosis, ocasionados por la ingesta excesiv crónica de fluoruros. Fluorosis Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • fluorosis — 1. A condition caused by an excessive intake of fluorides (2 or more p.p.m. in drinking water), characterized mainly by mottling, staining, or hypoplasia of the enamel of the teeth, although the skeletal bones are also affected. 2. Chronic… …   Medical dictionary

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