osteosclerosis

osteosclerosis

[os-tee-oh-skli-roh-sis]
noun Pathology.
abnormal hardening and increase in density of bone.

Origin:
1855–60; osteo- + sclerosis

osteosclerotic [os-tee-oh-skli-rot-ik] , adjective
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osteosclerosis os·te·o·scle·ro·sis (ŏs'tē-ō-sklə-rō'sĭs)
n.
Abnormal hardening of bone or bone marrow.


os'te·o·scle·rot'ic (-rŏt'ĭk) adj.
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