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os·te·i·tis

 (ŏs′tē-ī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of bone or bony tissue.

osteitis

(ˌɒstɪˈaɪtɪs) or

osteitides

n
(Medicine) inflammation of a bone
osteitic adj

os•te•i•tis

(ˌɒs tiˈaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of bone.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.osteitis - inflammation of a bone as a consequence of infection or trauma or degeneration
osteitis deformans, Paget's disease - a disease of bone occurring in the middle aged and elderly; excessive bone destruction sometimes leading to bone pain and fractures and skeletal deformities
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
osteomyelitis - an inflammation of bone and bone marrow (usually caused by bacterial infection)
Translations

os·te·i·tis

n. osteítis, ostitis, infl. de un hueso;
___ fibrosa cystica___ fibrosa cística,con degeneración fibrosa y manifestación de quistes y nódulos en el hueso.

osteitis

n osteítis f; — fibrosa cystica osteítis fibrosa quística
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The rarefying osteitis interspersed with granulomatous tissue and pockets of thin pus containing white sulphur granules are the main pathological changes found in bovine actinomycosis.
Schuknecht has mentioned that, rarefying osteitis of the ossicles is a common complication of chronic infection.
Two important pathologic events follow mucosal ulceration: (1) capillary proliferation, which results in the formation of granulation tissue and polyps, and (2) a rarefying osteitis, which ultimately produces new bone formation and fibrosis.