fibrous cortical defect

Medical Dictionary

fibrous cortical defect n.
A common small defect of a bone, in which the cortex is filled with fibrous tissue, occurring most frequently in the lower femoral shaft of a child. Also called nonosteogenic fibroma.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: fibrous capsule
Next Definition: fibrous dysplasia
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for fibrous cortical defect
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing fibrous cortical defect
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature