- inflammation of the periosteum.
Origin of periostitis
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Examples from the Web for periostitis
That the disease is epiphysitis and periostitis there is no doubt.
There are three forms of periostitis—aseptic, purulent, and fibrous.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle
U.S. Department of Agriculture
A wretched dentist used contaminated forceps in extracting a tooth, and Chekhov was attacked by periostitis in a malignant form.Letters of Anton Chekhov
In Periostitis, and secondary eruptions, Iodide of Potassium is generally preferable.
Its use is confined to the later symptoms,—to Periostitis, and the late eruptions, as Rupia.
- inflammation of the periosteum
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- Inflammation of the periosteum.
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