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osteosclerosis

[os-tee-oh-skli-roh-sis] /ˌɒs ti oʊ sklɪˈroʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
abnormal hardening and increase in density of bone.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; osteo- + sclerosis
Related forms
osteosclerotic
[os-tee-oh-skli-rot-ik] /ˌɒs ti oʊ sklɪˈrɒt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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osteosclerotic in Medicine

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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