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periostitis

[per-ee-o-stahy-tis] /ˌpɛr i ɒˈstaɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
inflammation of the periosteum.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; periost(eum) + -itis
Related forms
periostitic
[per-ee-o-stit-ik] /ˌpɛr i ɒˈstɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for periostitis

periostitis

/ˌpɛrɪɒˈstaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the periosteum
Derived Forms
periostitic (ˌpɛrɪɒˈstɪtɪk) adjective
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periostitis in Medicine

periostitis per·i·os·ti·tis (pěr'ē-ŏ-stī'tĭs) or per·i·os·te·i·tis (-ŏs'tē-ī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the periosteum.

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