Exostosis

An exostosis (plural: exostoses) is the formation of new bone on the surface of a bone, because of excess calcium forming. Exostoses can cause chronic pain ranging from mild to debilitatingly severe, depending on the shape, size, and location of the lesion. It is most commonly found in places like the ribs, where small bone growths form, but somet...
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exostosis

(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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exostosis

[n] - a benign outgrowth from a bone (usually covered with cartilage)
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Exostosis

• (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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exostosis

noun a benign outgrowth from a bone (usually covered with cartilage)
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Exostosis

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. (Botany) A knot formed upon or in the...
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exostosis

A benign growth protruding from the surface of a bone
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exostosis

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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exostosis

A prominent bony growth of bone
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exostosis

Overgrowth of bone. See torus.
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Exostosis

The overgrowth of normal bone.
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Exostosis

The overgrowth of normal bone.
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exostosis

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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