Definition of osteopsathyrosis in English:

osteopsathyrosis

noun

Medicine
rare
  • Fragility of the bones; any condition characterized by this, especially osteoporosis or osteogenesis imperfecta.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From German Osteopsathyrosis (now Osteopsathyrose) from French ostéopsathyrose from ostéo- + ancient Greek ψαθυρός friable, crumbling, of uncertain origin; perhaps related to ψαθάλλειν to scratch, rub. + -ose.

Pronunciation

osteopsathyrosis

/ˌɒstɪəʊsaθɪˈrəʊsɪs/