Medical Dictionary


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


July 07, 2015
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