hyperostosis


hy·per·os·to·sis

noun \ˌhī-pər-ˌäs-ˈtō-səs\
plural hy·per·os·to·ses\-ˈtō-ˌsēz\

Definition of HYPEROSTOSIS

:  excessive growth or thickening of bone tissue
hy·per·os·tot·ic \-ˈtä-tik\ adjective

Origin of HYPEROSTOSIS

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1836

hy·per·os·to·sis

noun \ˌhī-pə-ˌräs-ˈtō-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural hy·per·os·to·ses \-ˈtō-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of HYPEROSTOSIS

: excessive growth or thickening of bone tissue
hy·per·os·tot·ic \-ˈtät-ik\ adjective

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