phosphonecrosis

Necrosis of the bone of the jaw, a result of poisoning by inhalation of phosphorus fumes, occurring especially in persons who work with the element. [phosphorus + G. nekrosis, death (necrosis)]

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phos·pho·ne·cro·sis .fäs-fō-ni-'krō-səs n, pl -cro·ses PHOSSY JAW

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n.
the destruction of tissues caused by excessive amounts of phosphorus in the system. The tissues likely to suffer in phosphorus poisoning are the liver, kidneys, muscles, bones, and the cardiovascular system.

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phos·pho·ne·cro·sis (fos″fo-nə-kroґsis) phosphorus necrosis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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