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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
(1.) Burton K, Glanc P Prenatal presentation of lethal variant infantile cortical hyperostosis. Ultrasound Q.
In children, OO may be mimicking different diseases such as infantile cortical hyperostosis, osteomyelitis, Perthes disease, leg length discrepancy, healing stress fractures, tuberculosis, neuromuscular conditions, as well as malignant tumors (osteosarcoma, Ewing sarcoma) [11].
Clinically and histologically, it resembles craniomandibular osteopathy and infantile cortical hyperostosis in humans (Pastor et al., 2000; Huchkowsky, 2002; Kamoun-Goldrat and Le Merrer, 2008; Varollo et al., 2012).
Caffey disease, or Infantile Cortical Hyperostosis, is a rare, self=limiting disorder of unknown etiology and affecting infants, usually younger than 6 months of age.
Infantile cortical hyperostosis (Caffey's disease) is a self-limited disease.