[n] - a benign outgrowth from a bone (usually covered with cartilage)
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Ex`os·to'sis noun [ New Latin , from Greek ...; ... out + ... bone: confer French exostose .] 1. (Medicine) Any protuberance of a bone which is not natural; an excrescence or morbid enlargement of a bone. Coxe. 2....
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A non cancerous growth on the surface of a bone, usually with a cartilage cap, that is due to long-term irritation as a result of osteoarthritis, infections, or trauma. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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noun a benign outgrowth from a bone (usually covered with cartilage)
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(ek″sos-to´sis) a benign new growth projecting from the surface of a bone. It usually is covered with cartilage. adj., exostot´ic., adj. exostosis cartilaginea a variety of osteoma consisting of a layer of cartilage developing beneath the periosteum of a bone. ...
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• (n.) Any protuberance of a bone which is not natural; an excrescence or morbid enlargement of a bone. • (n.) A knot formed upon or in the wood of trees by disease.
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An exostosis (plural: exostoses) is the formation of new bone on the surface of a bone. Exostoses can cause chronic pain ranging from mild to debilitatingly severe, depending on the shape, size, and location of the lesion. When used in the phrases "Cartilaginous exostosis" or "Osteocartilaginous ex...
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The overgrowth of normal bone.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: eks′os-tō′sis, -sēz Definitions: 1. A cartilage-capped bony projection arising from any bone that develops from cartilage. Synonyms: hyperostosis2, poroma2
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A benign growth protruding from the surface of a bone
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