Osteo- - definition of osteo- by The Free Dictionary
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osteo- or oste-
osteo- or before a vowel
(Medicine) indicating bone or bones: osteopathy.
[from Greek osteon]
a combining form meaning “bone”: osteoarthritis.
[< Greek, comb. form of ostéon;
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I have both osteo-
and rheumatoid arthritis, and am the mother of a disabled son.
There is preliminary clinical evidence to support the contention that the anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties of bromelain help to reduce symptoms of osteo-
and rheumatoid arthritis.
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