- inflammation of the substance of bone.
Origin of osteitis
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The latter affection frequently involves the bones, and for this reason the pastern is the most frequent seat of osteitis.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- inflammation of a bone
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- Inflammation of bone or bony tissue.
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