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osteitis fibrosa cystica

[ fī-brōsə sĭstĭ-kə ]
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n.
The resorption and replacement of calcified bone with fibrous tissue caused by hyperparathyroidism or similar conditions that affect the concentration of mineral salts such as calcium and phosphorus.Recklinghausen's disease of bone
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How to use osteitis fibrosa cystica in a sentence

  • The myeloma is also to be diagnosed from chondroma, from sarcoma, and from osteomyelitis fibrosa cystica.

    Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
  • 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
  • Obviously the retention of Dr Salisburys nomenclature (Trichina cystica) would be unsuitable and misleading.

    Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold
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