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hyperostosis

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noun hy·per·os·to·sis \ˌhī-pər-ˌäs-ˈtō-səs\

Definition of hyperostosis

plural hyperostosesplay \-ˈtō-ˌsēz\

  1. :  excessive growth or thickening of bone tissue

hyperostotic play \-ˈtä-tik\ adjective


Origin of hyperostosis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1836


Medical Dictionary

hyperostosis

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noun hy·per·os·to·sis \ˌhī-pə-ˌräs-ˈtō-səs\

Medical Definition of hyperostosis

plural hy·per·os·to·ses \-ˈtō-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  excessive growth or thickening of bone tissue

hy·per·os·tot·ic \-ˈtät-ik\play adjective



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