periostitis

noun
peri·​os·​ti·​tis | \ ˌper-ē-ˌä-ˈstī-təs How to pronounce periostitis (audio) \

Definition of periostitis

: inflammation of the periosteum

First Known Use of periostitis

1825, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for periostitis

New Latin

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“Periostitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/periostitis. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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periostitis

noun
peri·​os·​ti·​tis | \ -ˌäs-ˈtīt-əs How to pronounce periostitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of periostitis

: inflammation of the periosteum

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