hyperostosis

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hy·per·os·to·sis

 (hī′pər-ŏ-stō′sĭs)
n. pl. hy·per·os·to·ses (-sēz)
Excessive or abnormal thickening or growth of bone tissue.


hy′per·os·tot′ic (-ŏ-stŏt′ĭk) adj.

hyperostosis

(ˌhaɪpərɒˈstəʊsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
1. (Pathology) an abnormal enlargement of the outer layer of a bone
2. (Pathology) a bony growth arising from the root of a tooth or from the surface of a bone
hyperostotic adj

hy•per•os•to•sis

(ˌhaɪ pər ɒˈstoʊ sɪs)

n.
excessive growth of bony tissue.
[1825–35; hyper- + Greek ost(éon) bone + -osis]
hy`per•os•tot′ic (-ɒˈstɒt ɪk) adj.
Translations

hy·per·os·to·sis

n. hiperostosis, desarrollo excesivo del tejido óseo.
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