osteitis

noun
os·​te·​i·​tis | \ ˌä-stē-ˈī-təs How to pronounce osteitis (audio) \

Definition of osteitis

: inflammation of bone

Examples of osteitis in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most importantly, osteitis pubis is not a condition to ignore. Amanda Loudin, Outside Online, 4 June 2018 But an encouraging freshman season ended abruptly when discomfort in the pelvic region was diagnosed as osteitis pubis, which is generally described as inflammation. Edward Lee, baltimoresun.com, 17 July 2021 McLaughlin bounced back and put together a solid senior season after playing through osteitis pubis his junior year. Angel Franco, Dallas News, 10 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of osteitis

1825, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for osteitis

New Latin

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“Osteitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/osteitis. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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More Definitions for osteitis

osteitis

noun
os·​te·​itis | \ ˌäs-tē-ˈīt-əs How to pronounce osteitis (audio) \
plural osteitides\ -​ˈit-​ə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce osteitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of osteitis

: inflammation of bone

called also ostitis

Other Words from osteitis

osteitic \ -​ˈit-​ik How to pronounce osteitis (audio) \ adjective

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