osteitis fibrosa


osteitis fi·​bro·​sa -fī-ˈbrō-sə How to pronounce osteitis fibrosa (audio)
: 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 1 Oct. 2023.

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