Definitions for "Osteopetrosis"
A group of uncommon hereditary bone disorders which result in increased bone density (‘marble bones’) and increased bone fragility (‘osteosclerosis fragilis’). In some cases, excessive bone growth places pressure on the nerves that run through the bones. Also known as Albers–Schönberg disease.
an inherited disorder characterized by an increase in bone density; in severe forms the bone marrow cavity may be obliterated
a rare, genetic disorder due to markedly decreased bone resorption as a result of several different osteoclastic abnormalities