osteitis

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

Definition of osteitis

: inflammation of bone

First Known Use of osteitis

1825, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for osteitis

New Latin

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osteitis

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

Medical Definition of osteitis

: inflammation of bone

called also ostitis

Other Words from osteitis

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

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