osteocope

[ os-tee-uh-kohp ]
/ ˈɒs ti əˌkoʊp /

noun Pathology.

severe pain in the bones, especially that occurring in syphilitic persons.

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Origin of osteocope

1700–10; <Greek osteokópos, equivalent to osteo-osteo- + kópos beating, toil, fatigue
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