hyperostosis

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noun hy·per·os·to·sis \ˌhī-pər-ˌä-ˈstō-səs\

Definition of hyperostosis

plural

hyperostoses

play \ˌhī-pər-ˌä-ˈstō-ˌsēz\
  1. :  excessive growth or thickening of bone tissue

hyperostotic

play \ˌhī-pər-ˌä-ˈstä-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology 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

hyperostoses

\-ˈtō-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  excessive growth or thickening of bone tissue

hyperostotic

\-ˈtät-ik\play adjective

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