Medical Definition of Fibrous cortical defect

1. A common 1 to 3 cm defect in the cortex of a bone, most commonly the lower femoral shaft of a child, filled with fibrous tissue. Nonosteogenic or nonossifying fibroma by convention refers to lesions greater than 3 cm in diameter. See: nonossifying fibroma. Synonym: nonosteogenic fibroma. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fibrous Cortical Defect

fibrous
fibrous-rooted begonia
fibrous adhesion
fibrous ankylosis
fibrous appendix of liver
fibrous articular capsule
fibrous astrocyte
fibrous capsule
fibrous capsule of kidney
fibrous capsule of liver
fibrous capsule of parotid gland
fibrous capsule of spleen
fibrous capsule of thyroid gland
fibrous cortical defect (current term)
fibrous degeneration
fibrous dysplasia of bone
fibrous dysplasia of jaws
fibrous goiter
fibrous hamartoma of infancy
fibrous histiocytoma
fibrous joint
fibrous lamina
fibrous layer
fibrous mediastinitis
fibrous membrane

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