os·​te·​ol·​y·​sis ˌäs-tē-ˈäl-ə-səs How to pronounce osteolysis (audio)
plural osteolyses -ˌsēz How to pronounce osteolysis (audio)
: dissolution of bone especially when associated with resorption

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“Osteolysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/osteolysis. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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