fibrous cortical defect

n.

A common small defect of a bone, in which the cortex is filled with fibrous tissue, occurring most frequently in the lower femoral shaft of a child.nonosteogenic fibroma

Nearby words

  1. fibrotic,
  2. fibrous,
  3. fibrous ankylosis,
  4. fibrous astrocyte,
  5. fibrous capsule,
  6. fibrous dysplasia of bone,
  7. fibrous goiter,
  8. fibrous joint,
  9. fibrous membrane,
  10. fibrous root


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