eburnation of the articular surfaces is shown by increase in the density of the shadow of the bone in the areas affected.
"You must mean 'eburnation,'" I said, after a moment's reflection.
There is eburnation of the articular surfaces in those areas most exposed to friction and pressure.
Nor is it advisable to postpone mechanical interference so long that eburnation of the bones has time to take place.
The common type of lesion is a dry arthritis with fibrillation and eburnation of the articular surfaces.
eburnation e·bur·na·tion (ē'bər-nā'shən, ěb'ər-)
Degeneration of bone into a hard, ivorylike mass, such as occurs at articular surfaces of bones in osteoarthritis.