Definitions for "Osteogenesis imperfecta"
Any one of a range of hereditary connective tissue diseases characterised by abnormally brittle, easily fractured bones. Also known as osteitis fragilitans or brittle bone disease.
autosomal dominant disorder of connective tissue characterized by brittle bones that fracture easily
A group of connective tissue disorders that are hereditary and result in fragile bones (also known as the "brittle bone disease") While these individuals do not experience concomitant cognitive or language impairments, they frequently require alternative access for written communication, due to the difficulties they have with writing due to frequent fractures.