exostosis cartilaginea

[kär′tl-ə-jĭnē-ə]

n.

An ossified chondroma arising from the epiphysis or joint surface of a bone.

Nearby words

  1. exosmosis,
  2. exosphere,
  3. exospore,
  4. exosporium,
  5. exostosis,
  6. exoteric,
  7. exoterica,
  8. exothermic,
  9. exotic,
  10. exotic dancer


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