Osteochondroma is a type of benign tumor that consists of cartilage and bone. It is a benign capped-cartilage outgrowth, connected to bone by a stalk. It is the most frequently observed neoplasm of the skeleton. They generally occur at the end of the growth plates of long bones, often at joints. Th...
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[n] - benign tumor containing both bone and cartilage
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A benign bone disease (not a cancer).
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a noncancerous tumour made up of bone and cartilage
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Osteochondroma: An abnormal, solitary, benign growth of bone and cartilage, typically at the end of a long bone. Osteochondromas are usually discovered in persons 15 to 25 years of age. They are typically detected when the area is injured, or when they become large. It can be a hereditary condition,...
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<oncology, tumour> 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) ...
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noun benign tumor containing both bone and cartilage; usually occurs near the end of a long bone
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(os″te-o-kon-dro´mә) a benign bone tumor consisting of projecting adult bone capped by cartilage.
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solitary benign tumour that consists partly of cartilage and partly of bone. Osteochondromas are common and may develop spontaneously following ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: os′tē-ō-kon-drō′mă Definitions: 1. A benign cartilaginous neoplasm that consists of a pedicle of normal bone (protruding from the cortex) covered with a rim of proliferating cartilage cells; may originate from any bone that is preformed in ca...
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1) Benign tumor 2) Benign tumor containing both bone and cartilage 3) Benign tumour 4) Nonmalignant neoplasm 5) Nonmalignant tumor 6) Nonmalignant tumour
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