[n] - a change that occurs in degenerative joint disease in which bone is converted into a dense smooth substance resembling ivory
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The final result of osteoarthritis, when the cartilage at the articulating surface of a bone is totally worn down.
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E`bur·na'tion noun [ Latin eburnus of ivory, from ebur ivory: confer French éburnation . See Ivory .] (Medicine) A condition of bone cartilage occurring in certain diseases of these tissues, in which they acquire an ...
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<medicine> A condition of bone cartilage occurring in certain diseases of these tissues, in which they acquire an unnatural density, and come to resemble ivory. ... Origin: L. Eburnus of ivory, fr. Ebur ivory: cf. F. Eburnation. See Ivory. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ... ...
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noun a change that occurs in degenerative joint disease in which bone is converted into a dense smooth substance resembling ivory
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(e″bәr-na´shәn) conversion of bone into a hard, ivory-like mass.
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• (n.) A condition of bone cartilage occurring in certain diseases of these tissues, in which they acquire an unnatural density, and come to resemble ivory.
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eburnation 1. Changes in bone causing it to become dense and hard like ivory. 2. The thinning or absence of articular cartilage, as occurs in degenerative joint disease; such that the subchondral bone is exposed and lines parts of the articular cavity. 3. The polished, burnished appearance taken o...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ē′bŭr-nā′shŭn Definitions: 1. A change in exposed subchondral bone in degenerative joint disease in which it is converted into a dense substance with a smooth surface like ivory. Synonyms: bone sclerosis
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1) Biological process 2) Organic process
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