oste-

combining form
variants: or

osteo-

Definition of oste-

  1. :  bone osteal osteomyelitis

Origin and Etymology of oste-

New Latin, from Greek, from osteon — more at osseous


Medical Dictionary

oste-

combining form
variants: or

osteo-

Medical Definition of oste-

  1. :  bone osteal osteomyelitis


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