exostosis


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ex·os·to·sis

 (ĕk′sŏ-stō′sĭs)
n. pl. ex·os·to·ses (-sēz)
A bony growth on the surface of a bone or tooth.

[Greek exostōsis : ex-, out of; see exo- + osteon, bone; see ost- in Indo-European roots + -ōsis, -osis.]

exostosis

(ˌɛksɒˈstəʊsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Pathology) an abnormal bony outgrowth from the surface of a bone
[C18: via New Latin from Greek, from ex-1 + osteon bone]

exostosis

a knot growing on the stem or root of a plant. See also bones.
See also: Plants
an abnormal calcareous growth on a bone or tooth. See also plants.
See also: Bones
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exostosis - a benign outgrowth from a bone (usually covered with cartilage)
growth - (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
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Out of these twenty-five horses, six were administered these drugs for the sake of examination for thrush (2 horses), exostosis (1 horse), knee hygroma (1 horse) and forelimb tendinitis (2 horses).
A costal osteochondroma, which is also known as exostosis, results from the separation of the epiphyseal growth plate cartilage from the main epiphysis that causes lateral lying down of the bone (2).
POF was first reported by the Shepherd in 1844 as alveolar exostosis.
20mg of F have been ingested on a daily basis for at least 10 years: in that case, calcification of ligaments often precludes joint mobility and numerous exostosis may appear, and these effects may be associated with muscle wasting and neurological complicaC.
La osteoartritis dolorosa, incluyendo el hallux rigidus, esta asociada tipicamente con reduccion del espacio articular del metatarsiano y exostosis dorsales; la evolucion del sesamoideo adyacente se refleja en quistes, geodas subcondrales y picos oseos (37).
21) Several investigators have stated that simple exostosis excision does not improve alignment in MHE.
Respecto al seguimiento radiologico de las lesiones cutaneas cronicas localizadas en las partes distales en 3 animales del estudio, se encontro en las proyecciones dorso-palmar y latero-medial, desarrollo o invasion a los tejidos subyacentes comprometiendo estructuras oseas, las cuales se caracterizaron por fibrosis tecidual, exostosis moderada, asi como osteolisis y osteomielitis en algunas areas, concordando con Zaro (20), quien reporto irregularidades en la superficie osea con severas erosiones y reacciones periosticas en casos de pythiosis cronica en equinos.
Plantar pain secondary to plantar exostosis is the most common, while poorly localized pain is caused by nerve-related problems or complex regional pain syndrome.
A novel deletion mutation of the EXT2 gene in a large Chinese pedigree with hereditary multiple exostosis.
Only 1,3% to 4,1% of solitary osteochondromas arise in spine and occur in approximately 9% of patients who are affected by hereditary multiple exostosis [4,11].