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fibrous cortical defect

fibrous cortical defect in Medicine

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.

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