[ os-tee-ahy-tis ]
/ ˌɒs tiˈaɪ tɪs /
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inflammation of the substance of bone.
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OTHER WORDS FROM osteitisos·te·it·ic [os-tee-it-ik], /ˌɒs tiˈɪt ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby osteitis
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Example sentences from the Web for osteitis
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
British Dictionary definitions for osteitis
/ (ˌɒstɪˈaɪtɪs) /
inflammation of a bone
Derived forms of osteitisosteitic (ˌɒstɪˈɪtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for osteitis
[ ŏs′tē-ī′tĭs ]
Inflammation of bone or bony tissue.
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