Definition of Osteochondroma

1. Noun. Benign tumor containing both bone and cartilage; usually occurs near the end of a long bone.




Definition of Osteochondroma

1. Noun. (medicine) A benign tumor consisting of bone or cartilage ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Osteochondroma

1. A benign cartilaginous neoplasm that consists of a pedicle of normal bone with a rim of proliferative cartilage cells, often occurs near the ends of long bones, multiple osteochondromas are inherited and referred to as hereditary multiple exostoses. (27 Sep 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Osteochondroma

osteoblastoma
osteoblasts
osteocalcin
osteocarcinoma
osteocartilaginous
osteochondral
osteochondritis
osteochondritis deformans juvenilis
osteochondritis deformans juvenilis dorsi
osteochondritis dissecans
osteochondrodysplasia
osteochondrodysplasias
osteochondrodystrophia deformans
osteochondrodystrophy
osteochondrogenic cell
osteochondroma (current term)
osteochondromas
osteochondromatosis
osteochondrosarcoma
osteochondroses
osteochondrosis
osteochondrosis dissecans
osteochondrotic
osteochondrous
osteoclases
osteoclasis
osteoclast
osteoclast activating factor
osteoclastic
osteoclastogenesis

Literary usage of Osteochondroma

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Journal of Roentgenology by American Radium Society (1919)
"Some production in the growth occurs; the cortex may become thinned and eroded secondarily. osteochondroma: Tumor having a history of slow growth, ..."

2. Circular by J. M. St. John (1867)
"The other in, for osteochondroma. Op. ci4. Vol. Ы1, p. 28. '-Two cases. One in, on a child of nine years, for deformity following a burn. Am. Jour. Med. ..."

3. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciencesedited by [Anonymus AC02809657] edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1892)
"An osteochondroma was diagnosed. The huge mass was removed, together with the involved portions of the seventh, eighth, and ninth ribs. ..."

4. General Pathology: Or, The Science of the Causes, Nature and Course of the by Ernst Ziegler (1899)
"osteochondroma of the .humérus 315 a::7. Ivory-like exostosis of the parietal ... osteochondroma of the humérus 319 ali'. Telangiectasia of the panniculus ..."

5. The Principles of Surgery and Surgical Pathology: General Rules Governing by Hermann Tillmanns (1894)
"The most important mixed form* of chondroma are the osteochondroma and chondrosarcoma. ... and grow as an osteochondroma or cartilaginous exostosis into the ..."

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