Definition of Osteitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of a bone as a consequence of infection or trauma or degeneration.

Specialized synonyms: Osteitis Deformans, Paget's Disease, Osteomyelitis
Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor



Definition of Osteitis

1. n. Inflammation of bone.

Definition of Osteitis

1. Noun. (pathology) inflammation of bone ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Osteitis

1. inflammation of bone [n -ITIDES] : OSTEITIC [adj]

Medical Definition of Osteitis

1. Inflammation of bone. Origin: NL. See Osteo-, and -itis. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Osteitis

ossuary
ost-
ostea
osteal
ostealgia
ostealgic
osteanagenesis
osteanaphysis
ostectomy
osteectomy
osteichthyan
osteichthyans
ostein
osteitic
osteitides
osteitis (current term)
osteitis condensans ilii
osteitis deformans
osteitis fibrosa circumscripta
osteitis fibrosa cystica
osteitis fibrosa disseminata
osteler
ostembryon
ostemia
ostempyesis
ostend
ostended
ostending

Literary usage of Osteitis

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"Hyperostosis cranii and osteitis deformans are probably trophic disorders. 3. ... The osteo-arthritic changes so commonly found in osteitis deformans are ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1901)
"It is, however, probable that osteitis deformans is much more common than the ... The sufferer from osteitis deformans may develop advanced changes in the ..."

3. A Handbook of Pathological Anatomy and Histology: With an Introductory by Francis Delafield, Theophil Mitchell Prudden (1885)
"Condensing osteitis and necrosis are not infrequently present. Tubercular osteitis is often associated with tubercular inflammation of the joints. ..."

4. The Science and Art of Surgery: A Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases by John Eric Erichsen (1885)
"CHRONIC osteitis AND PERIOSTITIS. By Chronic osteitis and Periostitis is meant an affection usually attacking long bones, leading to considerable ..."

5. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1901)
"... osteitis in Chronic Empyema of the Ethmoid and Sphenoid Simulating: ... osteitis is always the result of a long-continued deep inflammation of the ..."

6. A Manual of Pathological Histology by Victor Cornil (1880)
"This variety of osteitis is peculiar in the absence of any attempt at new ossification : the new embryonic tissue generally protrudes externally, ..."

7. Repressive Legislation of the Republic of South Africa by Elizabeth S. Landis, United Nations Unit on Apartheid (1903)
"There is a curious relationship between osteitis deformans and malignant tumors, of which a certain number of the patients have died. ..."

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