osteitis fibrosa

noun
osteitis fi·​bro·​sa | \ -fī-ˈbrō-sə How to pronounce osteitis fibrosa (audio) \

Medical Definition of osteitis fibrosa

: a disease of bone that is characterized by fibrous degeneration of the bone and the formation of cystic cavities and that results in deformities of the affected bones and sometimes in fracture

called also osteodystrophia fibrosa

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“Osteitis fibrosa.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/osteitis%20fibrosa. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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