osteomyelitis


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os·te·o·my·e·li·tis

 (ŏs′tē-ō-mī′ə-lī′tĭs)
n.
A usually bacterial infection of bone and bone marrow in which the resulting inflammation can lead to a reduction of blood supply to the bone.

osteomyelitis

(ˌɒstɪəʊˌmaɪɪˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of bone marrow, caused by infection

os•te•o•my•e•li•tis

(ˌɒs ti oʊˌmaɪ əˈlaɪ tɪs)

n.
an inflammation of bone and bone marrow, usu. caused by bacterial infection.
[1850–55]

osteomyelitis

Infection of bone marrow and of the bone, usually caused by bacteria, resulting in inflammation.
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Noun1.osteomyelitis - an inflammation of bone and bone marrow (usually caused by bacterial infection)osteomyelitis - an inflammation of bone and bone marrow (usually caused by bacterial infection)
osteitis - inflammation of a bone as a consequence of infection or trauma or degeneration
Translations

osteomyelitis

[ˌɒstɪəʊmaɪɪˈlaɪtɪs] Nosteomielitis f

osteomyelitis

[ˌɒstɪəʊˌmaɪɪˈlaɪtɪs] nosteomielite f

os·te·o·my·e·li·tis

n. osteomielitis, infl. del hueso y de la médula ósea.

osteomyelitis

n osteomielitis f
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