leontiasis ossea

noun
leontiasis os·​sea | \ -ˈäs-ē-ə How to pronounce leontiasis ossea (audio) \

Medical Definition of leontiasis ossea

: an overgrowth of the bones of the head producing enlargement and distortion of the face

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“Leontiasis ossea.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leontiasis%20ossea. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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