Definition of brittle bone disease noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    brittle bone disease

    BrE BrE//ˌbrɪtl ˈbəʊn dɪziːz//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌbrɪtl ˈboʊn dɪziːz//
    [uncountable] (medical)
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  1. 1a rare disease in which somebody’s bones break extremely easily
  2. 2= osteoporosis
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