Definition of Osteosclerosis

1. Noun. Abnormal hardening or eburnation of bone.

Generic synonyms: Induration, Sclerosis



Definition of Osteosclerosis

1. n. Abnormal hardness and density of bone.

Definition of Osteosclerosis

1. Noun. (medicine) An increase in bone density ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Osteosclerosis

1. The hardening or abnormal density of bone, as in eburnation and condensing osteitis. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Osteosclerosis

osteoporotic marrow defect
osteoprogenitor
osteoprogenitor cell
osteoprogenitors
osteoprotegerin
osteoprotegerins
osteopterygious
osteoradiologist
osteoradiology
osteoradionecrosis
osteorrhaphy
osteosarcoma
osteosarcomas
osteosarcomata
osteoscleroses
osteosclerosis (current term)
osteosclerosis congenita
osteoses
osteosis
osteosis cutis
osteosis eburnisans monomelica
osteosises
osteospongioma
osteosteatoma
osteostracan
osteosuture

Literary usage of Osteosclerosis

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1. Atlas and Epitome of Otology by Gustav Brühl, Seth MacCuen Smith (1902)
"(osteosclerosis is an almost constant accompaniment of chronic suppuration. ... In osteosclerosis the carious process begins in the antrum, which becomes ..."

2. Manual of Diseases of the Ear, Nose and Throat by John Johnson Kyle (1906)
"The length of time necessary for constitutional treatment varies in no wise from that of syphilis in any other portion of the body. osteosclerosis of the ..."

3. Fluoride in Drinking Water: A Scientific Review of EPA's Standards by Committee on Fluoride in Drinking Water, National Research Council (2006)
"osteosclerosis was considered to be not an adverse health effect but an indication ... In 1984, the surgeon general concluded that osteosclerosis is not an ..."

4. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciencesedited by [Anonymus AC02809657] edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1891)
"... apparent discrepancy in the totals) pus was found in 89 ; not found in 2 (osteosclerosis); the cortex was normal in 75; there was osteosclerosis in 16. ..."

5. The Surgery of the Ear by Samuel Joseph Kopetzky (1908)
"This condition, designated osteosclerosis ... Heine, however, reports that he has found osteosclerosis of the mastoid without its being the seat of a ..."

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