noun, plural ex·os·to·ses [ek-so-stoh-seez, -suh-] /ˌɛk sɒˈstoʊ siz, -sə-/. Pathology.
- exostosis cartilaginea,
Origin of exostosis
Examples from the Web for exostosis
This affection, popularly termed bone spavin, is an exostosis of the hock joint.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
(a) Perforation of the exostosis, or enlargement of the small passage existing between multiple exostoses, by means of the burr.
The preliminary steps of the operation are the same as have been already described for removal of an exostosis (see p. 318).
From the fact that it projects from the surface of the bone it is often spoken of as an exostosis.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
A wedge-shaped piece of the exostosis is removed, against which pressure has caused symptoms.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern